Accepted Paper:

Employment opportunities among Indian educated women: Situational Analysis  


Richa Chowdhary (University of Delhi)

Paper short abstract:

With this paper I want to give focus on those problems and obstacles which are responsible for Girls Education & Employment. How a girl fights for her rights and become independent in society with all respect.

Paper long abstract:

In INDIA access to education has improved a lot over the past few years and there has been quite encouraging trends in girls and women education. Education is the cornerstone of women's empowerment because it enables them to respond to opportunities to challenge their traditional/stigmatized role and change their lives. It is the potent tool (getting education) in the emancipation and empowerment of women.

Education facilities, an increase in knowledge and widens the mental horizon of a person. It brings about changes in the attitudes and values of a person regarding every aspect of life and develops the desire to improve through introspection.

So an educated women is not satisfied only with her domestic role(housewife).They have realized the importance of their existence and decided to utilize their intellectual abilities and skills to do some constructive work which gives them satisfaction and secures for their identity in family and society.

Panel P001
Impact of education on women's status and daily life in the Middle East and Asia (Commission on Anthropology of the Middle East/Commission on the Anthropology of Women)