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The paper presents the problems of women’s education in Kashmir. It outlines the school system in Jammu and Kashmir at the background of the political context and the state of literacy. Social changes and seeing education, particularly the education of women, as a remedy to improve the individual and collective life generates a need to increase awareness in reducing the scale of social and cultural deprivation of women. One way of forming such awareness is to introduce aspects of Gender and Women’s Studies to teacher training programs.

Key words

gender literacy, school system, women's studies


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