Sometimes all you have to do is convey your words plain and simple. It will take me a life time to be this succinct. One day at a time. In the meantime, no matter where you are on the planet do your best to insure that women continue to have access to education.
Don't be smug if you live in a western country. We have functional and non-functional illiterate people. The costs to the society is immense. Covertly or overtly teach or share what you know.