As levels of education of girls increase, the Under 5 Mortality Rates, teenage pregnancies and total fertility rates reduces drastically.
In India, separate girls' toilets are only available in 72 per cent of schools and, of these, 15 per cent are not functional. Close to 22 million girls still do not have access to separate toilets, being this one of the main causes of school drop out.
Education provides girls with skills and knowledge for their engagement in the job environment and empowers them to seek alternatives to child marriage.
As levels of education of girls increase, the Under 5 Mortality Rates drop rapidly. The children of women with 12 or more than 12 years of education are more likely to survive than mothers who have never studied in life..
If a girl is educated, she is less likely to bear children in her teens. As levels of education of girl increases, teenage pregnancies also drop drastically.
The children of mothers who are educated have better chances of not being undernourished, compared to girls who have never been educated.