Role of Women in Society, Education and Preserving Culture in India: A Vision

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Ms. Neelima Bangwal, Dr. Vijay Negi


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 This paper is miniature which will try to showcase state of women in patriarchal society and her role in educating not only herself but the entire society too. It will cover various real women characters from Vedic period to modern contemporary period. On one hand women is eulogized as incarnation of Durga or Goddess itself but on the other, she is considered as weakest member of the society, she is mistreated by her own people she is called as ‘Abla’, but with education as a weapon in her hands, she is no more Abla and weak. She has more power than ever, she not only have degrees in her hands but have her rights and powers. And education is the only thing by which women emerges despite all obstacle to hold her identity not only in personal but in professional life too. With education women is considered as equal and walking side by side to a man, she is no more an accessory to man rather a companion, a life partner.

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