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Edukasyon.ph is investing in the future of young girls

Media Coverage /27 August 2018

Last August 17 at the BGC Arts Center, both Edukasyon.ph and Investing in Women kickstarted their powerful campaign: Investing in the Future of Young Pinays. This campaign is all about empowering girls nationwide by guiding them in school to be able to do more and explore more career opportunities. Edukasyon.ph will focus on junior high school and senior high school students by starting career seminars.

Edukasyon.ph’s campaign will help guide young girls in making the right school and career decisions through talks about college, work, and entrepreneurship. According to the 2016 Labor Force Survey by Philippine Statistics Authority, only 50% of working-age women are in the workforce — much less than 80% of working-age men. This could be because of the “men are the providers” stereotype, which goes hand-in-hand with the “women should stay in the house” stereotype. This kind of thinking should be buried in the past as we move ahead to our bright future.

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