Way Forward for Gender Imparity in Education

  • India will have the world’s youngest population by 2022 and the women of the country will play a definitive role in devising the country’s future.
  • Women need the 3C’s Confidence, Capabilities, access to Capital. Men need to understand that women are their equals.
  • Government policies should focus on behavioural changes that make female employment more acceptable in the society
  • Government schemes must target the fundamental cultural and social forces that shape patriarchy.
  • Communication programmes on gender equality in secondary education to help students imbibe equitable gender norms.
  • Government agencies, universities, and society must work together to ensure that women achieve their full potential.