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one educated woman educate her whole family

In our country including developing countries women are suppressed and deprive of their basic rights .lack of basic education ,health facilities as well as their social insecurity in their working place.i am really regretting to pose here in our country .women are unaware of there rights.they even can,t demand their right from their family,if they can,t without education they can,t explore themselves whole world poverty is immense hindrance to get good education basic health facilities.due to lack of income individuals health is detererioting without good health can,t get education.in whole word women are deprive of their basic education ,due to pakistani culturs norms and believes young girls cann,t reach to school.to cope challeges of life environment education crucial role in decision makind as wellas leadership skills.young girls are vivtim of rape ealy marriages ,helping in domestic chore, child labouring.etc
i have evidence of this in my valley.womens are encourage to get education,they are belonging to lower level of income group but their parents urge and emphasis to educate them on their best effort.now they are workin international ngo,and representing internationally.so it depicts from here young girls oughten to be give education.

This story was written for World Pulse’s Girls Transform the World Digital Action Campaign.

World Pulse believes that women's stories, recommendations, and collective rising leadership can—and will—bring girls greater access to education which will transform their lives, their families, and communities. The Girls Transform Campaign elicits insightful content from young women on the ground, strengthens their confidence as women, and ensures that influencers and powerful institutions hear their stories.
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Diane Ezeji's picture

curious

Are you unique in understanding women's struggles their, or do other women agree but say nothing? How does the change in attitude happen? What makes parents change traditional ways and decide that they do want to educate their daughter?

Diane Ezeji

smothyz's picture

i agree with you

Husn,

i have often watched news about how Pakistan women are deprived of their rights and it's sad to know that it's even basic rights including health needs.
if i may ask, how hard is it for you since from the fact that you know english, i believe means you have access to education.....when you look at other girls who have been deprived of this and other rights, ending up in early marriages, how does it make you feel? have you ever thought of a way to help them and if so what were your thoughts?

blessings,
Claudia.

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only LOVE can do that. -Martin Luther King Jnr.

Winziggle's picture

Moving message

I too would like to hear more about what you are saying through the questions Claudia and Diane asked.

Your piece says a lot and is very moving. It is a bit foreign for me, an American to think of someone being unaware of their rights. But where I'm confused is what rights do young, female Pakistani's have? It doesn't sound like any. Are you saying that they don't even know to think they could have rights?

You say, "due to pakistani culturs norms and believes young girls cann,t reach to school.to cope challeges of life environment education crucial role in decision makind as wellas leadership skills.young girls are vivtim of rape ealy marriages ,helping in domestic chore, child labouring.etc" A lot of information is here. I'd like to know a little more about these norms. What do you see as expected of a female in your country?

I'm glad that in your Valley women are getting an education. Can you explain how this opportunity and change came about? What changes and differences do you see in your valley and with these women?

Thanks for your courage in speaking out, husn!

Blessing,

Catherine

Beautiful words make for a beautiful soul.

mroozen's picture

Inspiring

Hello hsun,
I am very moved and inspired by your passion for girls education in your home area. I definitely agree with you that poverty is often the biggest obstacle to education and that education can make a transformational impact on a community and a person's life.
I am curious as to your viewpoint on how this cycle of poverty and lack of education can be fixed. Do you have any suggestions for how families can be convinced of the power of education and make the sacrifices to send their girls to school? Beyond just supplying the resources (like money) for girls to got to school, what are some other ways that education can be encouraged in Pakistan?

I really enjoyed reading this and hope to learn more!

Best,
McKay

cal1086's picture

Thanks For Sharing

Hsun,

One thing I really liked about your story was the mentioning of knowing one's rights and the regards of cultural norms. With education, people not only learn what their rights are, but begin to understand what they mean and how to apply them in ways that they can overcome damaging norms. Most of all, people learn how to transform their communities without fear. Here, we can begin to build leadership, overcome poverty and build health and vitality.

The fact that you've shared your story and knowledge inspires! You are a leader in your cause--keep on spreading your words.

Best,
Cal

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