Changing education paradigms and rural Indian women
The women in the rural India cannot be ignored and nor it’s desirable. The women in the rural landscape of the country are intertwined between various relationships consisting of domination and subordination. The eighty sixth amendment act, 2002 inserted Article 21-A in the constitution of India to provide for education which is free and compulsory to all within the age bracket of six to fourteen years as a fundamental right. In order to increase the political activism and participation of rural women they have been been given reservation at in the Panchayati Raj elections. The women on the rural front are confronted with various progressive legislations. Such legislations have also morphed young rural women with urban desires. But for any such desires to translate into action, role of qualitative educations comes to the fore. The paper analyses and interrogates about role of qualitative education in mobilization of women and making then empowered in sociocultural, economic and political aspect.