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How many of you subscribe the theory woman's education and economic development are inter related? If yes or no give your reasons for your answer.

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Asked by Josna, 28 Feb '10 01:02 pm
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There is no two views about it. Education leads to economic development because it gives the woman a wider area and choice to seek employment. Why only speak of women? even men for that matter, well educated men can do both - blue collared as well as white collared jobs . The same applies to women too.
People can say that even without going to school or college a woman can earn money - so she can but what kind of jobs will they be? Will they be in the organized sector? Will she get a salary high enough to make her financially independent ? Will her job give her self respect in society? These are the questions that needs to be asked by those who feel that education is not linked with economic development.
Finally women constitute almost 50% of the population. If 50% of the people are economically empowered won't that add to the economic development of the nation as a whole?
Answered by joyoti sen, 28 Feb '10 05:42 pm

 
  
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We all know that woman's education means family's education................she brings changes in her whole family............and even she helps in financial conditions..............she gives her best even at her home as well as in her work................she definitely helps in economic development................she has a tremendous amount of energy in herself...............
Answered by Kalyani Sawant, 28 Feb '10 02:46 pm

 
  
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Women's education is very basic to the development of Human Resources .Educated Women are great assets to family ,society and the Nation . The Human capital theory suggests that just as physical capital (machines) augments people's economic productivity, so human capital acquired through education improves the productivity of individuals. Studies of the sources of economic growth demonstrate persuasively that education plays a major role as a factor in the rise of output per worker. The new growth theories in economics place education and human resource development at the centre of their explanation for long-term economic growth. Confidence has grown in the belief that education affects economic growth because many studies have shown the positive correlation between a country's educational effort and its economic status, and causality has been attributed to education. Prominent examples of this are the so-called "miracle" economies of East Asia.If female schooling raises human capit ...more
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 28 Feb '10 01:44 pm

 
  
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In most of the houses the wife manages the expenses or the monthly expenditure.,while the husband goes out to earn.In such a case it is a very high responsibility on the lady to manage the expenses wisely as in maximum households the income is very limited.She has to decide where and what to spend and also save a bit for the rainy day.Though basic education is necessary for this but being wise and of sound mind and intellect is much more important.In the olden days when the women were not educated ,even then they were intelligent and did manage the finance -expenses of their household.Though there are many instances when a woman has totally spoilt the budget.Hence nothing can be generalized.It is good that the wonman should be educated so that she can also go out and earn to support the family.If she also earns,she will truly realize the value of money and the hardship which a man faces to earn it and as such by earning herself due to being educated will certainly help the economy of ...more
Answered by HEMANT MEHTA, 28 Feb '10 02:22 pm

 
  
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No,.... in punjab education is minimum but living standard is very high.
Answered by jagdeep singh, 28 Feb '10 01:06 pm

 
  
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Josna, I would like to answer this question from the Islamic point of view, i.e from my religious point of view.When I was young , sending girls out to study was not common but then in the course of time I learnt it myself seeing my mom stitch.When I looked at her I saw her eyes filled with tearsan e.g. of a womans unfulfilled dream.This might not be in everyones case, but it might be so with more than 50 per cent of women or maybe more than that also ,if we had taken a survey .We women do understand and know the importance of a womans place at home and that our first priority should be our family, but does that mean that we cannot achieve our dreams and that we should go on compromising and sacrificing for others .Each individual both man and woman have dreams. It is Allahs will to fulfill them, but there should be support and encouragement from our dear ones too. There is a famous saying which goes Behind every successful man there is a woman ,why isnt it the other way too?There is a ...more
Answered by iqbal ahmed, 01 Mar '10 01:07 pm

 
  
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You only have to look at Muslim community for an answer. One single main reason for their backwardness is neglect of women. wrapped in black cloth and shelved as objects for certain specific use. Women are half the population and they are better endowed in certain aspects of life than man. How can u think of development of a society without betterment of the life of women? Yes, education and economic independence are crucial factors for their empowerment. That can give her wings to fly !
Answered by Shunmugham, 28 Feb '10 02:42 pm

 
  
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As the voice of people stand as final in a democracy form of government,both men and women are inter related in the development of economy system through education. Practically, Our country is economically developed at present. But all the men and women are not well aware about the complex nature of economy system of our nation as well as globe, due to lack of education, causing price rise,inflation,loss of GDP etc. Politicians are accumulating huge amount of properties both movable and immovable in different parts of our country and in foreign nations,and our people are supporting those corrupt politicians due to lack of education also. After full education,public will automatically pressurize government of India to introduce a bill relating to restriction in accumulation of movable and immovable properties,so that huge accumulation of black money will be controlled to a specific amount, and the rest will be utilized for betterment of our nation,as and when necessary. So both men and ...more
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Answered by Sambhunath Tiadi, 10 Sep '11 02:12 am

 
  
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Just formal education does not contribute to economic development. Economic development comes out of optimizing the productivity of each and every citizen irrespective of that person's gender. To increase the productivity each individual should be trained from childhood to appreciate the dignity of doing any work. A person's vocation should be decided by that person's aptitude and ability rather by that person's gender. Formal education is not required for every job. There are lot of vocational jobs where a person need not even complete schooling. Unfortunately in our country we give too much importance to getting a diploma or degree and have the wrong mind set that a person who completes the college contributes more to economic than a school drop who has become a qualified - cook or a scavenger or a mechanic, or a plumber, or electrician or a driver or a businessman etc. So far education is concerned there should not be any discrimination in regards gender, religion, caste etc. The o ...more
Answered by Shyam, 01 Mar '10 11:49 am

 
  
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It is not hundred percent a matter of education that bring economic development to women. Eduation is a very big factor, but more important is the attitude factor. This attitude will bring the women to educational institutes. But, getting some text book knowledge is not enough for economic development. If you learn music from a great guru for luxury of bathroom singing, the training will be a waste. Like wise getting a good post graduation and then become the captain of a kitchen in another household does not make any sense. They say women education makes the future of the children more bright. But that cannot be everything. If you don't have financial requirements, you can spend time or efforts for those underprivileged who need help. But, sipping cold coffee in ladies club flaunting degrees and showing high nose does not make any sense. Or, be a better human being by virtue of your higher education. Your cool calm personality will also set right so many things.

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Answered by soumyen sarkar, 01 Mar '10 10:37 am

 
  
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