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Women Education: Issues and Challenges in Modern World

Vikram Singh (Editor)

This edited volume gives an image of women education with the help of different articles contributed by different authors. The theme of the volume Women and Education: Issues and Challenges in Modern World associated with the institution of patriarchy and gender. It is known that education of women is the mainly imperative element and intrusion for women's empowerment, provided the insights and method of this education are pro-women. Furthermore in this volume, features of women education have been analysed via responses to international commitment, and women’s positive and negative responses has been discussed. This edited volume brings together the findings of contemporary issues, challenges and concerns related to Women Education. Women do not have autonomous status and have secondary status in gender as well as in Society. They also confront social structural inequalities and injustices in their daily lives. To eliminate such inequalities educational development among women has always remained an apprehension to the social reformers, activists, planners and policy makers. The development of women can be attained by seeing at some critical, social and economic indicators of human development such as population, health, nutrition, mortality, economic, political participation, skill development and how the whole women population is given the opportunities to the admittance of development. Hence, it is utmost need to reinforce and develop those enduring efforts to educate women to obtain information and understanding, which help them to realize the power they have within themselves and confront patriarchal facts, norms, values and action patterns in the Society. It is sensitive need to education for women because it will help women to obtain the essential critical skills to comprehend and express towards shifting patterns and realities of life, which will give them the self-reliance and strength to decline the before conditions of humiliation and cruelty. Education for women will encompass to be a continuing practice of combined manifestation and act. Therefore educational efforts must be built on women’s accessible understanding and skills. Society should affirm women, to bring out the best in each one of them. The methods of women’s education should have to be participatory and to be non-stratified. Women must be anxious to set their own plan and priority via their own rate of learning. The educational procedure ought to construct them to feel good about themselves, fabricate their self-confidence and self-respect unleashes their inspiration, make them feel active and blissful. Hence, this edited volume will benefit scholars, teachers, policy makers moving forward aptly in understanding the education as important tool for achieving gender equality and how education can empower women and also understand that any society or nation cannot move forward without educating women.

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About the author

Vikram Singh

Vikram Singh has completed his doctorate degree from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla. His specialisation is biodiversity especially faunal diversity. His areas of interest are the issues of biodiversity, wild life ecology, wildlife conservation, sustainable development and environment. He has actively worked on issue of wild animal-human conflict especially man monkey conflict in Himachal Pradesh. Presently he is working as Assistant Professor in Zoology (ad hoc) in Department of Zoology, Acharya Narendra Dev College Govindpuri, Delhi. He is also working on the status and ecology of Semnopthicus ajax in Chamba. Previously he has also worked on antiplasmodial effects of plant extracts against malaria parasite.

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Title Women Education: Issues and Challenges in Modern World
Author Vikram Singh
Format Hardcover
Date published: 18.07.2018
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789387839069
length 283p.