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Educating Women really means Ending Violence!!!

Educating women really means ending violence:

We all know that women are the backbone of the family everywhere in this world, they are the daughters, sisters, mothers and wives to someone, starting from the families we should educate our daughters so that when they turn to be mothers they educate their kids as well, in other words educating kids while they are still young means educating the future leaders and presidents and this world will turn into a better place to live.

All these men who are destroying the world or creating violence and instability all the time are our sons, brothers, husbands, or fathers, if they could have been educated in the first place they wouldn’t have behaved this way. Mothers are the first school any kid can have, and just imagine an educated mom and how she tries to help her kids by improving they way of living an uneducated mom who doesn’t even know how to read or write and when her kids come from school she can’t even help them read and revise their lessons.

Observing all that, and how ladies can turn this world in to a better place why is it that we keep our daughters at home to do the household and we send our sons to schools to study? Why can we give them equal opportunities to study? Why can’t we educate our daughters so that they educate their kids to turn this world in to a better place, a world free from violence and conflicts?

Asking ourselves all these questions what do you think we do so that we solve these problems?.


olutosin's picture


We have hope for the boys dear friend, that is why they must be educated, we just have to work with men to end violence against women, I agree. But the issue is that many educated women are also violated too, we see them in offices wearing sun shade to cover up bruises received from their darling husbands and when you ask them they will say it was accidental bumping or discharge...
The educated women are helping to fuel violence by keeping it secret.....when they are beaten and battered....Thanks for these posts and keep on posting.

Olutosin Oladosu Adebowale
Founder/Project Coordinator
Star of Hope Transformation Centre
512 Road
F Close
Festac Town


lifesong's picture

side by side

i hope boys are also included since it takes two to tumble (i hope you have gotten the serious meaning to this!) it was a good read. I will be watching out for more. Tell more about Somalia and your work.

James Ouma,

Life's a Song
Sing it, dance it, live it!

Ruun Abdi's picture


I do agree with you dear friends, and for sure if men and women don’t collaborate in the issue nothing will be solved but my point is there are women/girls who are illiterate and even if their kids go to school they can’t help them revise while they are at home and cuz of that plus some fathers neglecting them they end up losers/drop outs and some of them go to school at day time while they join their gang friends at night. Beleive me the town i live no girl can walk alone after 6:30 pm unless she has a someone to walk her home or a ride, and the funny part is that i have been told almost all these guys go to schools!!!.

On the other hand, I have been invited in to an opening ceremony of my old high school just yesterday, apart from that opening the school principle and lecturers gave presents to almost 50 students and do you know how many ladies got that present??? It was only 2 ladies out of that 50 can you imagine that??? Maybe the place you live is much better than where I am and that is why you didn’t get my point in the first place. Imagine if almost all ladies where educated in one way or another and they teach their kids at home how beautiful this world would have been.

I am planning to do some research on why Somali ladies are less in number in schools, and why they are not that active compared to boys. In the past its been used to blame parents for not sending their daughters to schools but now it has changed and most of them do send them to learning places and still this happens I am so shocked and had a headache the whole yesterday had so many assignment to do but I couldn’t focus on. God help us!


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