20Jan 2017


  • Ph.D., Research Scholar in Philosophy of Education, Satya Nilayam Research Institute (SNRI), Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai-41.
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The right to education is a core human right. It should be free and compulsory for every child without any discrimination. The Universal Declaration on Human Rights adopted in 1948 proclaims that “everyone has the right to education” (Art.26). Since then, this right has been affirmed in numerous global agreements and duly incorporated into various regional treaties. In practice, however, there are numerous obstacles to the realization of the right to education. This paper first outlines the legal framework for the right of girls’ to education, and then identifies the main challenges limiting girls’ access to education. Finally, the paper proposes a few recommendations aimed at ensuring the right of girls to education to be realized and fulfilled. The most important objective of this paper is to contribute to a better understanding of the status of access to education for girls worldwide and to ensure that all girls are able to go to school, raise their voices and realize their dreams.

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[Anthony Arul Pushpam L. (2017); GENDER DISCRIMINATION IN EDUCATION: A VIOLATION OF HUMAN RIGHT. Int. J. of Adv. Res. 5 (1). 1043-1047] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Anthony Arul Pushpam L
Satya Nilayam Research Institute, Chennai-41


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/2850       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/2850

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