Amplifying Indian Women’s Voices and Experiences to Advance Their Access to Technical and Vocational Education Training
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This chapter questions gender biases that are entrenched in culture and traditions. It shows the gap between education policy and practice. The practice here is women’s participation in non-formal and Vocational Education and Training programs. The chapter urges policy makers to bring reforms in the vocational track of the education system, by incorporating the reality that many women face. Through Participatory Action Research method, Iyengar and Witenstein try to illicit the cultural, religious, intergenerational practices that tend to thwart basic human rights for women in India.
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Iyengar, Radhika and Witenstein, Matthew A., "Amplifying Indian Women’s Voices and Experiences to Advance Their Access to Technical and Vocational Education Training" (2019). Books and Book Chapters by University of Dayton Faculty. 60.