This article will highlight the role that education can play in eliminating gender-based inequalities in our society today. However, in as much as females happen to be the most liable to gender-based inequality, males should also be included in the discussion. This is because of many girl child based initiatives which have been launched leaving the boy child behind. Thanks to education, women have risen to occupy the most powerful offices in the world which had previously been dominated by men. This is evident in form of Theresa May, the UK prime minister and poised Hilary Clinton to take the US presidency.