India in its Globalisation era boasting about its Nuclear Power and Information
technology.Higher education is continuing to be a luxury even for the middle class. The dual
status for men and woman is continuing.In 2001, Indian male literacy rate was 75.96%
whereas the female literacy was just 54.28%. This rate is a poor state of affair for any
country. It is a well known fact that education is the foundation stone for the future economic
and social development of any country. The female literacy rate in India is lower than the
male literacy rate. Compared to boy, far fewer girls are enrolled in the schools and many of
them drop out. In process of development, the contribution of women towards the growth of
the country is ever increasing. Aim: The present review aims to find relationship
betweenliteracy and Empowerment of women in India. Materials and Methods: Collection,
compilation of data from different literatures. Informationfromreview article to relate the
relationship between female literacy and through women empowerment was used for the
completion of the study. Conclusion: If you educate woman, you are educate a family. In
such a case, if we educate the female population, the whole country will be educated. The
lower status of women in the society does not give them confidence to come out of their
shells. Women constitute nearly half of India’s population. When women are empowered, an
emancipated and enlightened (liberal/open-minded) society is created. Hence, women need to
be empowered both in their personal lives and as members of society. So it is necessary to
identify and solve the factors responsible for this serious issue. It is concluded that good
social environment promote by government to empower women of India through education.
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