AN ANALYSIS OF PARENT PERCEPTION TOWARDS FEMALE EDUCATION (EDUCATION PROJECT TOPICS AND MATERIALS)
BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY
Gender partly in education is a thing of concern this era. United Nation Conference held in Adis Ababa (2001), show progress on girls’ education will account for over (10) million unnecessary child and material deaths. Education equips girls and women with basic confidence in their abilities and rights and ability to acquire and process in formation and increase power. Before now, female education was not given a second thought due to the fact that most parents felt that money spent on female education is a waste. That after all, the education of female ends in the kitchen as the adage says.
In Uhunmwonde Local Government Area of Edo state, some home hardly boast of any female university graduates due to the level of illiteracy. The impression of parents on gender inequality towards female education cannot be over emphasized.
Parents are also the view that women are meant for child bearing taking care of day to day activities of domestic works. Record has proven that women can do as well as their men counterparts.
Million of girls around the world has been denied education due to selfish believe, all eyes and hands should be on millennium goals to eradicated gender inequality with education as instrument of propagation the values of the society and with the relative success of women in almost all profession and government post societies, vice-visa parents not completely change in granting female’s equal social and education rights.
According to Ogwuazor (2000) and Nwabumene (2003) the persistence imbalance and hindrance to female education stem primary from perception of parents and society as to what constitute the actual role of women in the society. It is better to balance the ratio of female and male in educational system in other to meet the rest of the world in achieving millennium goals