The International Women’s Day is just round the corner. It is celebrated as the worldwide event for the equality of women and achievements of women in all aspects. Gone were the days, when women were secluded behind the veil and were not allowed to go outside even to attend schools. Nowadays, women are walking equal to men and contributing to every nation’s progress and economic growth. Every year, March 8 is marked as International Women Day with the talks, rallies, conferences, art performances, charities and various other ways. Also Read - Women's Day 2020: Priyanka Chopra Jonas Promises to Tell Stories of 'Women Who Inspire...Follow Their Dreams' | Watch
From the ancient era to the modern world, women has provided the tremendous contribution in the development of the society in all spheres. From home to the socioeconomic development of the country, the women has played the very crucial role. Considering the birth of the child, upbringing morally, good health and hygiene, social, political and economic development of the country, women contributed wholeheartedly every facet of human endeavour. On this auspicious occasion of International Women Day, let us highlight the contribution of women in the education sector. We will discuss the contributions of the great lady in the education. Also Read - ‘Central Govt Scared of Women,’ Says Iltija Mufti on International Women’s Day
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Marie Skłodowska Curie was a Polish and naturalized-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She was considered as the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the first person and only woman to win twice, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, and was part of the Curie family legacy of five Nobel Prizes.
Malala Yousafzai was born on 12 July 1997. She is a Pakistani activist for female education and the youngest-ever Nobel Prize laureate. She is known mainly for human rights advocacy for education and for women in her native Swat Valley in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, north-west Pakistan, where the local Taliban had at times banned girls from attending school. Malala’s advocacy has since grown into an international movement.
The Chilian President, Michelle Bachelet in 2014 started a far-reaching education reform program that raised the government’s investment in public education. In her prior role as Executive Director of UN Women, she championed the Fund for Gender Equality, which provides grants to support innovative programs by government agencies and civil society groups to promote equal gender access to quality education.
She was the second Noble Peace Prize Winner of the world. She was the core founder of Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom in 1919, and worked for many years to get the great powers to disarm and conclude peace agreements. In the USA, Jane Addams worked to help the poor and to stop the use of children as industrial labourers. She ran Hull House in Chicago, a centre which helped immigrants in particular.
Hillary Rodham Clinton
She is the former UN Secretary, In 2014, Mrs Clinton launched the Collaborative for Harnessing Ambition and Resources for Girls Education (or Girls CHARGE) alongside Julia Gillard, Board Chair of the Global Partnership for Education. The five-year initiative committing $600 million to enable 14 million girls around the globe to go to school. Also, as Secretary of State, Mrs Clinton established the State Department’s Office of Global Women’s Issues, whose mandate included increasing out-of-school girls’ access to primary education.
These are few names, we have discussed above. The list is very long as every women os contributing its role for the development of the country. Despite so much of advancement and broad thinking, some gap is still there that is needed to be filled to brought out all women in the forefront for equality. Let’s pledge on this International Women Day to move hand in hand for the equality of women and their right.