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Women University In India

  1. 1. Women University In India Andhra Pradesh Sri Padmavati University, Tirupati Delhi Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Lajpat Nagar Maharashtra SNDT Women's University, Mumbai Rajasthan Banasthali Vidyapith, Banasthali Tamil Nadu Stella Maris College, Chennai Women's Christian College, Chennai Madura College, Madurai Pages in category "Women's universities and colleges in India" There are 20 pages in this section of this category. B BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar Banasthali Vidyapith Bethune College C CSI AMSSOI D Dr. MGR-Janaki College of Arts K Kamla Nehru College Kamla Nehru College for Women, Jodhpur Kasturba Gandhi College L Lady Shri Ram College for Women M cont. Mother Teresa Women's University P Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam Patna Women's College S
  2. 2. and Science for Women I Idhaya Engineering College for Women M Maharani College Maitreyi College Miranda House SNDT Women's University Stella Maris College (Chennai) Stella Matutina College of Education W Women's Christian College Some University & College For Women University Sri Padmavati Universitsy, Tirupati SNDT Women's University, Mumbai Mother Teresa Women's University College BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar Banasthali Vidyapith Bethune College Dr. MGR-Janaki College of Arts and Science for Women Idhaya Engineering College for Women Kamla Nehru College for Women Kamla Nehru College for Women, Jodhpur Kasturba Gandhi College Lady Shri Ram College for Women Maharani College Maitreyi College
  3. 3. Miranda House Patna Women's College Sri Padmavati Mahila Visvavidyalayam Stella Maris College (Chennai) Stella Matutina College of Education Women's Christian College Researchers say the findings don't address whether women are better listeners than men. Indira Gandhi-Iron Lady Of India Condoleezza Rice- 1993-1999-Proffesor Political Science Stanford University 2001-2005-US National Security Advisor 2005-US Secretary Of State MiraBai (1498 - 1547) was a Rajput princess who lived in the north Indian state of Rajasthan. She was a devout follower of Lord Krishna. MiraBai was one of the foremost exponents of the Prema Bhakti (Divine Love) and an inspired poetess. She sang in vraja-bhasha, Marie Curie- She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, the first twice-honored Nobel laureate (and still the only one in two different sciences) and the first female professor at the University of Paris Marie Curie From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia This articleis about the chemist and physicist.For the schools named after her, see Marie-Curie and Marie Curie High School. "Madame Curie" redirects here. For the 1943 biographical film about her, see Madame Curie (film).
  4. 4. Marie Curie Maria Skłodow ska-Curie. Born November 7, 1867 Warsaw , Congress Poland Died July 4, 1934 (aged 66) Sancellemoz, France Nationality Polish, French Field Physics, Chemistry Institutions University of Paris Alma mater University of Paris ESPCI Academic advisor Henri Becquerel Notable students André-Louis Debierne Marguerite Catherine Perey Known for Radioactivity Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physics (1903) Davy Medal (1903) Matteucci Medal (1904)
  5. 5. Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1911) The only person to win two Nobel Prizesin different science fields. Marie Curie (born Maria Skłodowska, also known as Marie Curie-Skłodowska; November 7, 1867 – July 4, 1934) was a physicist and chemist of Polish upbringing and, subsequently, French citizenship. She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, the first twice-honored Nobel laureate (and still the only one in two different sciences) and the first female professor at the University of Paris. She was born in Warsaw, Congress Poland, Russian Empire, and lived there until she was 24. Helen Keller [Helen Adams Keller] Deaf blind American author, activist and lecturer. Born June 27, 1880 Tuscumbia,Alabama,USA Died June 1, 1968 (aged 87) Arcan Ridge, Westport,Connecticut, USA Elizabeth-1
  6. 6. Queen of England ElizabethwasborninGreenwichon7 September1533 Become Queen: 17 NOVEMBER 1558 DIED: 24 MARCH 1603 Elizabeth-2 Queen of England She was born on 21 April 1926 in London She became queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in 1952. In addition she is head of the Commonwealth. She Is Live At Current Time QueenVictoria [Alexandrina Victoria]; [24 May 1819(Kensington Palace, London) – 22 January 1901(Osborne House, Isle of Wight, United Kingdom)] was the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837, and the first Empress of India from 1 May 1876, until her death on 22 January 1901. Her reign as Queen lasted 63 years and seven months, longer than that of any other British monarch. The period centred on her reign is known as the Victorian era. "The grandmother of Europe."[1] She was the last British monarch of the House of Hanover [The English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)] The Beijing conference identified 640 million adults women who remain illiterate in the world, mostly in the developing countries. Because women often have to cope with home duties: child rearing and everyday domestic tasks, they do not follow their education and often the girl child will leave the education system without any qualification. The United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women Beijing, China - September 1995 Action for Equality, Development and Peace PLATFORM FOR ACTION Education and Training of Women Diagnosis
  7. 7. .Ensure equal access to education. Actions to be taken. Eradicate illiteracy among women. Actions to be taken. Improve women's access to vocational training, science and technology, and continuing education. Actions to be taken. .Develop non-discriminatory education and training. Actions to be taken .Allocate sufficient resources for and monitor the implementation of educational reforms. Actions to be taken. .Promote lifelong education and training for girls and women. Actions to be taken. Women's Education in India Women constitute almost half of the population in the world. But the hegemonic masculine ideology made them suffer a lot as they were denied equal opportunities in different parts of the world. The rise of feminist ideas has, however, led to the tremendous improvement of women's condition throughout the world in recent times. Access to education has been one of the most pressing demands of theses women's rights movements. Women's education in India has also been a major preoccupation of both the government and civil society as educated women can play a very important role in the development of the country. History of Women's Education in India: Although in the Vedic period women had access to education in India, they had gradually lost this right. However, in the British period there was revival of interest in women's education in India. During this period, various socio religious movements led by eminent persons like Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Iswar Chandra Vidyasagar emphasized on women's education in India. Mahatma Jyotiba Phule, Periyar and Baba Saheb Ambedkar were leaders of the lower castes in India who took various initiatives to make education available to the women of India. However women's education got a fillip after the country got independence in 1947 and the government has taken various measures to provide education to all Indian women. As a result women's literacy rate has grown over the three decades and the growth of female literacy has in fact been higher than that of male literacy rate. While in 1971 only 22% of Indian women were literate, by the end of 2001 54.16% female were literate. The growth of female literacy rate is 14.87% as compared to 11.72 % of that of male literacy rate. Importance of Women's Education in India: Women's education in India plays a very important role in the overall development of the country. It not only helps in the development of half of the human resources, but in improving the quality of life at home and outside. Educated women not only tend to promote education of their girl children, but also can provide better guidance to all their children. Moreover educated women can also help in the reduction of infant mortality rate and growth of the population. Obstacles: Gender discrimination still persists in India and lot more needs to be done in the field of women's education in India. The gap in the male-female literacy rate is just a simple indicator. While the male literary rate is more than 75% according to the 2001 census, the female literacy rate is just 54.16%.
  8. 8. Prevailing prejudices, low enrollment of girl child in the schools, engagements of girl children in domestic works and high drop out rate are major obstacles in the path of making all Indian women educated. Statistical Summary Social Indicator India World Developing World Kerala Sri Lanka Infant Mortality Rate, per 1000 live births 73 60 66 16 17 Maternal Mortality Rate, per 100,000 live births 470 570 430 470 140 Female Literacy, % 58 77.6 70.4 86.93 90.2 Female School Enrollment 47 62 57 63 67 Earned Income by females, % 26 58.0 53.0 49.8 35.5 Underweight Children, % 53 30 30 38 Total Fertility Rate 3.2 2.9 3.2 1.9 2.1 Women in Government, % 6 7 5 9 Contraception usage, % 44 56 54 56 66 Low birth weight babies, % 33 17 7 25 Kerala and Sri Lanka are added for comparison as they are recognized as having made exceptional efforts in the field of female education. Women's Contribution to the Economy Although most women in India work and contribute to the economy in one form or another, much of their work is not documented or accounted for in official statistics. Women plow fields and harvest crops while working on farms, women weave and make handicrafts while working in household industries, women sell food and gather wood while working in the informal sector. Additionally, women are traditionally responsible
  9. 9. for the daily household chores (e.g., cooking, fetching water, and looking after children). Since Indian culture hinders women's access to jobs in stores, factories and the public sector, the informal sector is particularly important for women. There are estimates that over 90 percent of workingwomen are involved in the informal sector. The informal sector includes jobs such as domestic servant, small trader, artisan, or field laborer on a family farm. Most of these jobs are unskilled and low paying and do not provide benefits to the worker. More importantly, however, cultural practices vary from region to region. Though it is a broad generalization, North India tends to be more patriarchal and feudal than South India. Women in northern India have more restrictions placed on their behavior, thereby restricting their access to work. Southern India tends to be more egalitarian, women have relatively more freedom, and women have a more prominent presence in society. Cultural restrictions however are changing, and women are freer to participate in the formal economy, though the shortage of jobs throughout the country contributes to low female employment. But in the recent years, conditions of working women in India have improved considerably. More and more women find themselves in positions of respect and prestige, more and more workplaces are now populated with women who work on equal terms as men. Working is no longer an adjustment, a mere necessity; but a means to self worth and growth. Women have now not only found their place in work places but are also party to gove rnance. In recent years there have been explicit moves to increase women's political participation. Women have been given representation in the Panchayati Raj system as a sign of political empowerment. There are many elected women representatives at the village council level. At the central and state levels too women are progressively making a difference. Today we have women Chief Ministers in five large states of India. The Women's reservation policy bill is slated to further strengthen political participation. Women Throughout Indian history, from the time of Sita, the consort of Lord Rama, there have been women who have occupied a special place in society. Laxmibai, Razia Sultan and Meerabai are names that now belong to history. From contemporary times, women who have left their imprint include Mrs. Vijayalaxmi Pa ndit, the first women president of the United Nations, Mrs. Indira Gandhi and Mother Teresa, who was born in Albania but won the Nobel Prize as an Indian missionary who spread the message of love and peace among the neglected. In the field of sports, many Indian women have won laurels in international events.

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