The Importance Of Women's Education

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Living life was difficult for many, not everyone had rights or lived in a good environment. Black people and women faced this injustice. The injustice that they were not granted their rightful rights and had to play the role that society created and expected of them. Among these injustices was education. Black people just like women could not receive an education. Only white males could and that was the problem. Why did the color of your skin or gender have to determine if you could receive an education? The reason was because society made it that way. Black people were expected to only serve their masters. While women were expected to take care of the home and children. Women and black people faced a lot of difficulty to achieve an education. Even after, women were granted their education in America, the way that society still viewed women had a great impact…show more content…
Despite, the consequences Malala Yousafzai, a fourteen-year-old at the time, spoke up against the Taliban. Malala speaking up and being pro-west led to her being shot in the head. Even after she got shot, that did not stop her from continuing to want an education. Malala went to school regardless of the ban on girl’s education, she was brave. Her bravery according to Basharat Peer led to her being awarded the first National Peace Prize in December, 2011. Malala advocated for women’s education and rights. Malala told a Pakistani television network, “In a situation where a lifelong school break was being imposed upon us by the terrorists, rising up against that became very important, essential.” In other words, Malala knew of the consequences of speaking up against the Taliban but that did not stop her. Someone had to stand up against the Taliban and who better than herself. She wanted to continue studying regardless, of what the Taliban had to say about women’s

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