Girls’ Education Thrives at Goa University

At the 30th convocation address of Goa University, India, President Ram Nath Kovind highlighted the performance of the school’s female students, noting that 60% of students are girls and out of the 67 gold medals awarded that day, girl students won 41 of them. The president reminded the young female and male graduates that access to a higher education remains a privilege in India, and notes that the university’s promotion of girls’ education should be a model for other states. He remarks, “Education is empowerment. It not only helps us to know our world better, but also enables us to think of ways of changing the world for the better.”  

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