There’s Power in Education
Thousands of Bangladeshi high school students have been protesting for a fifth day after two teenagers were killed by a speeding bus. The demonstrators, demanding justice and road safety measures, have brought the capital Dhaka to a virtual standstill.
A government minister has accused them of hypocrisy, triggering further anger. The education ministry has closed high schools across the country and promised to take their demands into account. However, this did not end the protests.
“They should have taken our demands seriously, but they didn’t,” Imran Ahmed, a protesting student said.
“I am joining because I see how dangerous our roads are every day when I go out. All we want is corruption to be gone and driving licences to stop being handed out like candy,” said Saiyara Islam Roj, 17, who had never protested before.
This story reiterates the fact that there is power in education. Students have a lot of power, if only they learned to use it for the right reasons. If we stood up for all the injustices and wrongs being committed in our society, we could bring about a change. Because there is nothing stronger than the power of education.Disclaimer:We do not allow users to post content which is copyright and We take strict actions against the users who post infringement content on our website.Although we do not host any content, users post embed videos from youtube, facebook, Dailymotion and Vimeo and are moderated before posting but we still take strict action against the copyright videos posted.If you are an official representative of any company whose videos are posted illegally on our website or you think some video infringe the copyright then you can simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org