“Education is a proven way out of economic despair, and there is a close correlation between low levels of education and poverty, both the poverty of the individual and the relative poverty of the state. Through education, individuals contribute to alleviating poverty, liberating both the mind and the hands to a life of dignity.”
Source: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization. 2006. “The Right to Education”. UNESCO. <https://unesdoc.unesco.org/ark:/48223/pf0000147125>. Accessed 16 October 2020.