7 Reasons Why Female Education Is Better Than Male Education

Someone rightly said that if you educate a male child, you educate a family; if you educate a female child, you educate a whole nation. This means that educating female children has more of an effect on the nation than male children.

This article is not intended to demean any gender but rather to assist students who want to debate the topic.

Education means studying to learn and understand various subjects that can be applied to daily life. This way, you have stability in life and other benefits that come with it.

Read: Is male education better than female education

Reasons to Support Female Education

Gender Equality: It is no longer news that over the years, male child have enjoyed a quality education than their female counterparts, leading to inequality in all areas of life. For instance, male children are more financially secure and more self-dependent. To correct this anomaly, a female child should be given more preference than a male child regarding education.

Empathy: Some professions need empathetic people, such as the medical profession. So, this profession needs more female children than male children. Expressing empathy is highly effective and powerful, which builds patient trust, calms anxiety, and improves health outcomes. So, educating female children in line with this profession will significantly improve the health sector.

Multitask: This describes performing different tasks quickly, requiring a greater cognitive demand. So this means that educating a female child will be more helpful in the nation’s development.

Discipline: The non-observance of national ethics and discipline in countries has given rise to fraud, political unrest, embezzlement of public funds, corruption, etc. So, when someone’s conduct is in line with its effect on the nation, he/she is bound to participate in activities that will bring a good name and develop the nation. With the right education and this quality (discipline) in a female child, the nation is bound to experience development.

Economic growth: Female children are more resourceful and know how to manage scarce resources, which is crucial for economic development. Countries with higher literacy rates (male and female) tend to have better financial situations.

Co-creator: Female children are co-creators, i.e., having the ability to create something of high benefit with another person jointly. So, giving the right education to this gender will improve families and the world.

Peace and Unity: Female children are more peaceful and unifying than their male counterparts. For example, Mary Slessor, who was a missionary in Nigeria, adopted all the abandoned babies she found and cared for them at the Mission House. She also successfully stopped the killing of twins in Calabar after so many obstacles. So, if a girl child is educated, the nation will see positive changes in all aspects.

In a nutshell, how you communicate these points which entails clarity of thought and the ability to convince the panel will give you an edge.

Bolarinwa Olajire

A tutor with a demonstrated history of working in the education industry. Skilled in analytical skills. Strong education professional with a M. SC focused in condensed matter. You can follow me on Twitter by clicking on the icon below to ask questions.
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