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Millennium Development Goals

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How does education helps developing countries?

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Education plays an important role in the reduction of poverty as lack of education causes poverty and slow growth of the economy especially in the developing economies. Every boy or girl in a country should have all the rights to get education so that they have better opportunities in the future in terms of employment and health. Education is a form of investment in a country as it reaps huge benefits to a country. It guarantees income for life time.

Role of Education in the Development of an Economy Are

  • It boosts the GDP and growth of the economy.
  • Education reduces infant mortality rate and increases human life expectancy.
  • Promotes peace and decreases the drop outs rate from schools and colleges.
  • It helps in making right decisions at the right time.

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Explain the goals

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Millennium development goals was signed in the year 2000 September to combat various global issues through the partnership of various countries.

The Eight Millennium Development Goals Are

  • To eradicate extreme hunger and poverty.
  • To promote and achieve universal primary education
  • Promotion of gender equality and empowerment of women
  • Reduction of child mortality
  • Improving maternal health
  • To combat diseases like malaria, HIV/AIDS, and others.
  • To protect the environment and ensure sustainability of environment
  • Developing global partnership for development.

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