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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017


Study of Problems Faced by Illiterate Women in District Pulwama of Jammu and Kashmir

Shabeena Iqbal Shawl | Nuseba Mehraj


Abstract: reat Social Scientist Swami said educate your women first and leave them to themselves, then they will tell you what reforms are necessary for them. Education is an important part of society. For the progress of society, everyone must contribute for its development, so education is the best tool for achieving this goal. Men and women are basic ingredients of the society. Mostly people think that mens contribution in society is more than women. But now, women are sharing equal responsibility in every field of society. So, womens education is very important for building porous society. Education is also the single most powerful way to lift people out of poverty. Women have to play three main roles in her life good daughter, good wife and a good mother. Education helps women to know their legal rights and helps them build up their self-confidence. With this background, the present study makes an attempt to find out causes and problems faced by women due to illiteracy in District Pulwama of Jammu and Kashmir State. A self-designed questionnaire was used as a tool. The findings revealed that illiteracy was a common factor among the girls of District Pulwama. Majority of respondents were in the age group of 25 30 years living in nuclear families. Joint family system was disintegrating. Most of the families, at the time of data collection, had good income, but before 20 25 years, they could not afford the education of their children. All parents of the sample group were working as Masons, Carpenters, Tailors, Labourers, Gardeners, Salesmen, etc, but almost all of them had orchards. Main reason of illiteracy was poverty and ignorance of parents. None of the families were highly qualified


Keywords: Women, Illiteracy, Decision Making, Psychological Problems, Poverty


Edition: Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017,


Pages: 909 - 912


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Shabeena Iqbal Shawl, Nuseba Mehraj, "Study of Problems Faced by Illiterate Women in District Pulwama of Jammu and Kashmir", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 6 Issue 9, September 2017, pp. 909-912, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART20176458

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