For centuries, atrocities towards women have been considered “women’s issues”, yet the plight of women is a product of a combination of social, economic, and educational dysfunctions, which have immeasurable societal and global consequences.
A key factor contributing to statistics like these are born out of the perceived value of females in India. All too often, girls are often raised to believe they are second-class citizens who are less worthy than their male peers. In a country considered to be the worst G20 country for women, India has witnessed discrimination, abuse, and death of women on a scale unparalleled in the top 19 economies of the world.*
Literacy is an opportunity for change; not just for the empowerment of women, but for a nation to redefine her role. Find out how literacy can change everything.