Empowering Girl Child Education

Education is a fundamental right in India. Article 21-A in the Constitution of India provides for free and compulsory education for all children in the age group of six to fourteen years. The Right to Free and Compulsory Education (RTE) Act, 2009 provides for the right of children for free and compulsory. education. Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi launched the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign, with the aim to “change mindsets regarding the girl child”. The campaign aimed to raise awareness about the declining sex-ratio and importance of educating the girl child.