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CHALLENGES OF THE DEVELOPING COUNTRIES CHILDREN TO ATTEND SCHOOL

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Author Name: Farzana Yesmin Chowdhury
Research Area: Economics
Volume: 07
Issue: 03
Page No: 59–63
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Country: Bangladesh
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Every child has the fundamental right to receive the education. In this regard, the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and more recent UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) encouraged continuous efforts to quality education for all. However, despite the continued commitment and investment importance of education, nearly 260 million children of the world are still out of school where most of the children belong from developing countries like Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and South Asian countries. In this connection, the purpose of this study was to explore the obstacles which are hindrances for the children to attending school in the developing countries. The study based on the secondary data which have been leaned from the web based research, review of the relevant literature. The study found that obstacles such as both direct and indirect cost of education, child labor, poor health of the child, gender discrimination, parental education, child age, public-private school competition, school environment and lack of quality education are the challenges for the children not to attend school in the developing countries.