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Educational and Socio-Cultural Status of Nepali Women

DOI: 10.3126/hjsa.v3i0.1501, PP. 139-147

Keywords: educational status, socio-cultural status, hindu philosophy, discrimination

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Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Education is a factor for enlightening people. It is key to empower both men and women and improve their socio-cultural status and quality of life. Therefore, women should have an equal access to education and educational opportunities. But in our context, disparity in education and educational opportunities among men and women exists significantly. Women's educational status is lower than man as indicated by their lower literacy rate. Lower educational status has a number of negative consequences in Nepalese women's life. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/hjsa.v3i0.1501 Himalayan Journal of Sociology and Anthropology Vol.III, Sept. 2008 p.139-147

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