Incorporating Woman”S Education Into Curriculum

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PAPER FOR
REGIONAL SEMINAR
Karamat Husain Muslim Girl’s P.G. College, Lucknow
(on Feb 24th , 2010 )

PAPER ENTITLED

INCORPORATING WOMAN”S EDUCATION INTO CURRICULUM

By: Dr.(Mrs.) SUNITA CALLENDER READER
B.Ed DEPARTMENT I.T.COLLEGE,LUCKNOW. EmailID:callendersunita01@gmail.com

Education is the process of human enlightenment and empowerment for a better and higher quality of life. It is the cornerstone of woman’s empowerment as well, because it enables them to respond to opportunities, to challenge their traditional roles and to change their lives for the betterment of themselves, their families and the society at large. Education is the potent tool in the emancipation and empowerment of woman. The greatest single factor, which can surely enhance the status of women in any society, is education. It provides women, knowledge, give her status, positive self esteem and self confidence, necessary courage and inner strength to face challenges in life. It also makes them economically productive to supplement family income as well. Education and that too of woman have major impact on health and nutrition of herself and of her family. Education is the powerful instrument for population control as educated girls are likely to marry later and to have smaller and healthier families. Another significant outcome of educated woman is the role; they can play in nation building, by becoming economically, politically and educationally empowered. But the sad state is that the literacy rate of women is far lower than men in most of the developing countries, including India. Aaccording to the census report of 2001, literacy rates are 54 per cent among women...
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