What factors increase the chances of a girl staying in school?

Text Author: Sviatoslava Bondarenko
Photographer: Evfrosiniia Kapustina

Education is a catalyst for gender equality and personal growth. In Nicaragua and Guatemala, girls face challenges in accessing and staying in school. In this post, we’ll explore the key factors encouraging girls to pursue education:


 🏫 Proximity to Safe Schools

Safe, nearby schools increase attendance by reducing dangerous journeys


💰 Financial Stability

Families’ financial ability impacts girls’ education. Financial stability reduces child labor and domestic work, allowing girls to focus on their studies


👨‍👩‍👧‍👦  Supportive Families

Fewer demands on first-born daughters and supportive family dynamics encourage girls to pursue their education


🚫 Prevention of Early Marriage and Pregnancy

Communities and families discouraging early marriage and pregnancy support girls’ education


🔥  Resilience to Natural Disasters

Regions less affected by natural disasters provide a stable environment for girls’ education


👩‍⚕️👩‍🏫👩‍💼 Female Role Models

More female teachers inspire girls to stay in school, serving as role models for their educational and career goals. Our clinics offer a motivating environment for girls, with volunteer doctors and photographers, the majority of whom are women, serving as wonderful role models.

At Health & Help, we’re dedicated to empowering women through education, with a particular focus on reproductive health. We firmly believe that knowledge is the cornerstone of informed decision-making and better health outcomes.
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