Education For Females : Developing Countries All Over The World

782 Words May 5th, 2016 4 Pages
Education for females is very crucial in developing countries all over the world. Women are neglected the right to an education due to discriminatory laws and the norms of society that go against the human rights of women. Prohibiting women from going to school means prohibiting them from accomplishing their goals and becoming independent. Education is very important in order to explore the potentials that will drive every person to their future pathways of success. It is very important that every female in developing countries is offered an education because it enables them to branch out of the ongoing cycle of women rights negation and gives them equal opportunity for autonomy. In patriarchal and tribal societies, most women lack education due to the norms of family and society that forbids women from their rights. According to Ziauddin Yousafzai in his Ted film, “My Daughter, Malala,” the negation of women rights in developing countries is a vicious cycle that goes on and on through generations because of the way women have been taught obedience (Yousafzai 4:44). They are taught to obey the decisions of their parents and elders at all times even if it is not in their interest to do so. Females are brutally punished for disobeying and not accepting the decisions others have made for them. Yousafzai comments in his Ted talk, “A good girl is supposed to be very quiet, very humble, and very submissive” (Yousfzai 4:44). This is the set criteria that every women must follow…

Related Documents