Enter to learn. Go forth to wipe tiny butts.

Studies show very clearly that the higher the education level for women, the fewer children they have.  Yet women in the church are encouraged to focus on motherhood while also getting as much education as possible.  A recent Catholic article outlined six reasons women should not be sent to college.

By contrast, why does the Mormon church encourage women to get an education?  To what end?

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If women actually start completing their education as the church encourages, will women delay marriage and have fewer children as studies indicate is to be expected?  Are there some degrees women should be more or less encouraged to pursue?  Should women & men both incur debt to complete a degree?