Women Education In Nigeria Essay

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According to the table above that analyses the women enrollment percentage between 1985 and 2005, before 1990, the number of the male students was higher than the one of the female students, in all OECD countries. Women covered 46% of the number of total students enrolled in high education in 1982. In the same 18 countries that have data about this issue, 20 years later, in 2005, women were a majority in higher education enrollment in 16 of them (compared with only 5 in 1985). In 2005, the number have reversed, and women covered 55% of the total number of students enrolled in higher education, and men went down to 45% If the trend remains constant, 10 years from now for every men enrolled in higher education the proportion will be of 1.4 to women…show more content…
The benefits of women education – general information

As education is a safe path to empower women, there are also economical reasons that assure a country’s development when education equality is assured. The 2013 Gender Gap Report showed direct correlation between the level of competitiveness of a country and the gender gap.
Iceland, Finland and Norway are both extremely competitive economical and with the smallest gender gap in the world, showed the results for last year, and as for Nigeria, a country that still struggles economically, it ranks 106 with one of the highest gender gap out of 136 countries.
As work is now less about physical strengths, but more about putting a use on information and professional skills, women are a huge labor force that goes under used.
Education brings women more self esteem and helps them to have a vivid role in the society. Children of educated mothers have increased chances into choosing an educational path, making a difference on future

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