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  • Samriti Sharma
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    Today here we are going to discuss about the two most essential aspects which include the right to education with regard to human rights. So now to begin with, Human Rights are certain inalienable rights which are available to every human being by the very virtue of being Human. Universal Declaration of Human Rights which was a milestone document in the history of Human Rights in its Article 26 states that everyone bhas the right to Education which shall be free and elimentary education should be free. Education is essential as it contributes to the full development of the personality of the human being and so it has been rightly stated that education is not a privilege but a human right.
    With regard to India the right to education is a fundamental right guaranteed by the constitution of India. The eighty sixth ammended Act 2002 inserted Article-21A which provides free and compulsory education to all children of the age group six to fourteen years.
    Right to education should be accessible to all the gender or sexes without any gender divide or discrimination on the basis of religion, Caste, creed, colour etc

    Neha Pawar
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    Women’s right to education encompasses several crucial dimensions. Firstly, it emphasizes equal access to education. This means that women and girls should have the same opportunities as men and boys to enroll and participate in educational institutions at all levels. Barriers such as gender-based discrimination, cultural norms, poverty, and distance should be eliminated to ensure equal access.

    Secondly, the quality of education is vital. Women should receive an education that meets the same standards as that provided to men. This includes eliminating gender biases in curricula, textbooks, and teaching methods. It also involves creating a safe and supportive learning environment free from discrimination, harassment, and violence.

    Thirdly, education should be empowering for women. It should equip them with knowledge, skills, and capacities to exercise their rights, participate in decision-making processes, and contribute to society. By promoting gender equality, critical thinking, and awareness of women’s rights, education enables women to challenge social norms and break the cycle of discrimination and oppression.

    Furthermore, women’s right to education is closely linked to economic empowerment. Education enhances women’s opportunities for decent employment, economic independence, and poverty reduction. It plays a pivotal role in narrowing the gender pay gap, promoting women’s entrepreneurship, and enhancing their overall socioeconomic status.

    Efforts to realize women’s right to education require collaboration between governments, civil society, and international organizations. Legislative reforms, policy frameworks, and financial investments are necessary to address gender disparities in education, improve access, and enhance the quality of education for women and girls.

    In conclusion, women’s right to education is a fundamental human right that encompasses equal access, quality, empowerment, and economic opportunities. It is essential for achieving gender equality, promoting women’s empowerment, and creating a more inclusive and equitable society. By ensuring women’s right to education, we not only fulfill their individual aspirations but also contribute to the overall progress and development of nations.

    Vinamra Mahajan
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    Education is not just a privilege; it is a fundamental right that should be accessible to everyone, regardless of gender. Today, let’s shine a light on the importance of women’s right to education and the transformative power it holds.

    In India and across the globe, women face various challenges in accessing education. Discriminatory social norms, gender biases, and economic disparities often stand as formidable barriers in their path. However, it is essential to recognize that empowering women through education is a catalyst for positive change.

    When women are educated, they are equipped with the knowledge and skills to shape their futures. Education empowers them to break free from cycles of poverty, make informed decisions about their health and well-being, and actively participate in social and economic development.

    By providing women with equal educational opportunities, we can foster gender equality and promote women’s rights. Education enhances women’s confidence, self-esteem, and leadership abilities, enabling them to challenge societal norms and advocate for their rights. Moreover, educated women are more likely to invest in their children’s education, creating a ripple effect of empowerment across generations.

    Let us join hands in creating an environment where every woman can access quality education. This requires collaborative efforts from governments, communities, and individuals alike. By supporting initiatives that prioritize girls’ education, advocating for gender-responsive policies, and challenging harmful stereotypes, we can make a lasting impact.

    Today, let us reaffirm our commitment to ensuring women’s right to education as a human right. Let us strive for a world where every woman has the opportunity to unlock her full potential and contribute meaningfully to society. Together, we can build a brighter, more inclusive future for all. 💪📚✨

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