Important to Educate Women: Amitabh Bachchan


New Delhi: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan feels to increase awareness regarding education, it is an absolute must to make women and daughters of the country educated. The 73-year-old actor said he keeps contributing to the cause of women education as he believes it is extremely important. The Full Participation Project is a Clinton Foundation initiative to inspire and advance the full participation of girls and women around the world. Even today, persistent stereotypes and barriers keep women from equal access, representation, and compensation in our communities and around the world. No Ceilings is convening global partners to build a data-driven evaluation of the progress girls and women have made and the challenges that remain to help chart the path forward to full participation in the 21st century. Senior Bachchan said that the reason he keeps contributing to the cause of women education was due to his belief that it was of utmost importance.

"Money anyone can steal but knowledge cannot be stolen from you. Hence, I believe, to increase awareness regarding education, it is extremely important to make women and daughters educated. And I keep contributing towards this cause in my own way," Bachchan said at an event, according to PTI. The app enables self learning and academic up-gradation through assessments for students of all categories. “Many incidents have inspired me in my life… I feel knowledge is that shield which will protect you from difficulties without any weapons. Never stop learning, because learning never stops,” he added. Bachchan also quipped that today’s generation either runs for “abs or apps”. Bachchan revealed that he often wishes to go back to school and college to gain more knowledge, advised many young students present at the venue to study in such a way that they remember it for a lifetime.