EDUCATIONAL STATUS AND CHALLENGES OF WOMEN OF URBAN SLUM- A STUDY IN RANGIA TOWN OF KAMRUP DISTRICT.

Authors

  • Abinash Neog

Abstract

Education is the most important and integral part of human life. It touches all the aspects of
human life and gives an opportunity to all for leading a better life.Women are the best creation
of God without which the whole human species would cease to exist. Education of women is
a matter of great importance. Over the last decade it has been observed that many efforts have
been taken by the government for increasing the literacy rate of women. But in reality it is
bitter truth that education of urban slums women is still a big challenge. It is true that children
of slums are getting free and compulsory education, but women of these areas are still
underprivileged, lacking of proper education, nutrition and health check-ups. The educational
status of women residing in slum arrears of India is very low and there is a greater need to
improve the educational attainment level of these women. In the present study an attempt has
been taken to study the educational status and challenges faced by the women of urban slum
of Rangia town. The present study is based on descriptive survey analysis. A total number of
45 samples were selected for the study. The findings of the study will depict a real picture of
education of women of urban slum.

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Published

2020-12-01

How to Cite

Abinash Neog. (2020). EDUCATIONAL STATUS AND CHALLENGES OF WOMEN OF URBAN SLUM- A STUDY IN RANGIA TOWN OF KAMRUP DISTRICT. PalArch’s Journal of Archaeology of Egypt / Egyptology, 17(6), 7275 - 7282. Retrieved from http://mail.palarch.nl/index.php/jae/article/view/2104