Education as a powerful weapon for empowering Muslim women in West Bengal
Tabussoom Saba, Madan Mohan Chell, S Rehan Ahmad
Empowered women in any society is a mirror which reflects the prevailing gender equality in the society and a will for building an environment for total development of its inhabitants inrespective of theier gender. It is universally acknowledged fact that women have been suppressed in socio-economic representation, in every aprt of the world, tragically and unfortunately Muslim women are excetptional sufferer in this patriarchal socity. Embedded poverty, illiteracy, orthodoxy, increasing insecurity and lack of welfare scheme are the prominent and main reason behind the ramification of Muslim women’s disempowerment. Can education brings empowerment to women of Muslim community Present paper made an attempt to find out spatial pattern and various reasons behinds perpetual disempowerment of Muslim women in West Bengal? Essentials of the present paper lies on social justice measure which depends on proper utilization of human capital inclusive development, sustain growth and the title of good governance. In spite of West Bengal beings third largest Muslim populated state in India the deplorable condiation of Muslim women points out their marginalization and negligence from main stream. The study reals that an immediate attention call on muslim dominated district of wet Bengal ehich faces grater lacuna in eduation and employment index because the condition of women in these districts are more deplorable than the distrcts having less muslim women population.
Tabussoom Saba, Madan Mohan Chell, S Rehan Ahmad. Education as a powerful weapon for empowering Muslim women in West Bengal. International Journal of Advanced Educational Research, Volume 2, Issue 3, 2017, Pages 43-45