Education has taken a backseat to other issue areas in the fight to end extreme poverty.
Health initiatives, for example, have received tremendous support, and as such have shown incredible progress. We are not saying that health initiatives aren’t crucial to fighting extreme poverty- of course they are. And we definitely are not saying we need to turn our attention away from these other issue areas. What we are trying to say is this- education is an equally important component to ending extreme poverty, and it needs our attention now. To make our point, here are 11 reasons education can’t wait: To read the rest of this article from Global Citizen click on the link below.