The Broadview

Girls worldwide need access to education

Although girls in developing countries may attend some elementary school, fewer than 17 percent of girls in Uganda attend
high school due to their families’ inability to pay school fees or due to gender stereotyping.

Neely Metz, Copy Editor

October 1, 2015

Although the stress of schoolwork can seem unbearable to American high school students, girls in developing nations in many African and Middle Eastern countries are being abused or even shot for simply pursuing an education. Being a part of a community that supports women, advocating for women’s ri...

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