Empowerment of Women Through Education: Special Reference With Thiruvananthapuram

Empowerment of Women Through Education: Special Reference With Thiruvananthapuram

Radha T., Nima Anil
Copyright: © 2020 |Pages: 12
DOI: 10.4018/IJPAE.2020100101
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Empowerment of women is a relevant field. Compared to any other state in India, Kerala has a good literacy rate, and Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city. This study is analyzing women's education since the independence of Thiruvananthapuram. Significant changes and improvement were identified through 60 samples from selected areas. Data were collected from respondents through interview schedule and survey methods and also from the DPI. The obtained data were analyzed through appropriate statistical tools. The present study showed that women's participation in education was improved and dropouts of women from education also decreased. Still, they experience restriction from some of the socio-cultural beliefs of their family, but involvement of government in women's education has made great progress.
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If you educate a man you educate an individual, however, if you educate a woman you educate a whole family. Women empowered means mother India empowered. – Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru (Sowjanya Shetty and V. Basil Hans, 2015)

Role of Education in Women Empowerment and Development: Issues and Impact the work of Sowjanya Shetty and V. Basil Hans (2015) explained -Educating women make socio economic development in countries. Women’s education has to say lot of stories about its revolutionary improvement in our India. India’s epics and other historical mythology showing that, women are so brave and good on their knowledge. But Indian women faced gender discrimination and caste discrimination on the period of pre independence and post independence. Women education made rapid changes in the quality of life style and socio economic status of their family in developed countries. Developed countries initiated more importance to women education after declaration of article 26(1) of United States Declaration of Human Rights.

Education in kerala was established when after the British educational institutions for promoting Christian missionaries and education was not denied any one in the society. Through this education made a big group of Christianity in society. Not only the low caste community but together women in all sector got opportunity to be educated. So that catholic priests and nuns made initiatives to promote women in education.

A significant change were made among this situation by implementation of a school along with a church, this concept was by Rev. fr. Kuriakose Elias chavara. This made poor and rich feel equal and both were educated in same shelter. His effort made result in educational participation of women and girl in society and this has became model for kerala educational system after independence.


Objectives Of The Study

  • To analysis the socio-economic status of the selected respondents.

  • To compare of the women’s education in past, present and future opinions of respondance.

Women’s Education in India: An Over View

Women Education in India and its Importance: An Analytical Study of Karan Suparna (2017) has discussed that“After independence, the progress of women’s education has been satisfactory. The girls belonging to remote areas, rural areas and weaker section of society are being encouraged to receive education from the increasing number of women’s educational institutional and girls students from the primary level to the university level, we come to know that India is marching forward towards the progress of women’s education The women of today are of very conclusion of their social, economic and intellectual, mental and spiritual development. Their role both within the home and outside the home has become an important feature of the social and economic life of the country. It will become more significant in the years to come. Therefore, they cannot be deprived of education at any cost and greater attention should be paid to problems of training and development of women. It may be pointed out here that there cannot be educated men without educated women. If a chance has to be made between education of men and education of women in the case only women should be given opportunity to receive education because in this way education is easily reached to the next generation. Hence, the education of girls should be emphasized not only on grounds of social justice but also because it accelerates economic and social transformation and above all to achieve cent per cent literacy.”

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