Feminism at School for Indian Girls

The 1,400 girls at Pardada-Pardadi Education Society (PPES) are not only learning math and English, but are taught to demand their rights both at school and at home. They are taught to ask, “Why is my brother given more food than me?” or “Why can’t I study further?” These are valuable lessons in a district that is infamous for its low child sex ratio and poor health and literacy rates for girls. Beyond the curriculum, girls receive uniforms, books, two daily meals and a snack, and bikes for students who don’t live near a bus route. 


Read more on Times of India | Image: Anindo Chattopadhyay


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