Role of female education for their economic empowerment in rural areas: A Case study of Jalalabad Union Parishad in Bangladesh

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Title

Role of female education for their economic empowerment in rural areas: A Case study of Jalalabad Union Parishad in Bangladesh

Description

This study focused to analysis of the role of education for female’s economic empowerment in rural areas in the context of rural development. In rural areas their empowerment has increased and has taken a significant place in different development programs. The objectives of this study are to examine effects of education on female’s empowerment and its impact on rural development and in the economic sphere. About 160 million people live in Bangladesh. More the 70% people live in rural areas. Among rural people half is female. The rate of the rural female illiteracy is around 46.3%. This rate is alarming because without their education rural development is impossible. Hence, educated female can perform a significant role in their family economy. They become employed in different types of work, enterprises, government and private sectors, in agriculture and receive good status and power due to financial benefits. Educated female enjoys more benefit than that of uneducated female. Instead of their traditional activities they can perform out of home activities for better earnings. There are many limitations existed for educating and empowering them. Despite these limitations, those who are educated and active reach a good level of satisfaction in their lives and contribute much to her family.

Creator

Khosrul Alam

Source

Scirj Volume II, Issue I, January 2014 Edition

Publisher

Scientific Research Journal (Scirj)
ISSN: 2201-2796

Identifier

http://scirj.org/january-2014-paper.php?rp=P011473

Citation

Khosrul Alam , “Role of female education for their economic empowerment in rural areas: A Case study of Jalalabad Union Parishad in Bangladesh ,” Scientific Research Journal -> Research Library, accessed July 23, 2019, http://www.scirj.org/rp/items/show/44.

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