Fact of the Life and Liodvelih
Artist(s): Abinas Swain
Organization: Jyotirmayee Mahila Samiti
Women and girls consists 50% of the population. Girls between 15-19 are twice as likely to die from pregnancy & childbirth than women in their 20s. They required sustained livelihood through business and livelihood skills. The drop out rate of the girls in the school are high. Throughout the developing world, girls face significant barriers to getting a quality education. Often, families living in poverty cannot afford to send all of their children to school and, when forced to choose, send their sons. Traditional divisions of labor often leave girls at a disadvantage regarding education, because tasks given to girls in agriculture, water and fuel collection, cooking, and caring for young and so many. Will you help them?