This article is from Open Magazine. By V Shoba In North-East Karnataka, the language has a gruff, gravelly texture, as though emanating from its rolling plateaus. Yet, it betrays a vulnerability that...
Without re-inventing the wheel every time, we can learn enough from the successes already achieved in promoting education. From my experience as an activist for over 35 years now I would like to share with you the 10 success mantras that have stood the test of time in countries giving a big boost to education.
However, every day I wonder: why do none of these women have a job? Why have they been engaged or married at fifteen? Why did they leave school so young? Why is more time and money spent on their weddings than on their education? Why don't they have an easier access to latrines? Why do they cover their face and stop laughing and talking when a man comes into the room? Is it forbidden to look happy if there is a man around?