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Education Only Way to get rid of Poverty

May 20, 2010

South Korea’s unprecedented development in the economic and social fields underlines the importance of educating children, especially girls, said Hilde Johnson, deputy executive director of the United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

“If you teach your daughter, you practically educate the whole family. Higher educated women tend to marry late and have fewer children. They are very aware of hygiene and health issues that surround their family and know exactly what they should do,” she said in an interview with The Korea Times.

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