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Empowerment of Women Teachers and Public Participation: Women’s Role in Urban City

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Abstract: Education is milestone of women empowerment because it enables them to responds to the challenges, to confront their traditional role and change their life so that, we can’t neglect the importance of education in reference to women empowerment. Education is the first step towards empowerment and the most crucial factor in overall development of the individual as well as nation. Literacy sets one free from ignorance, exploitation and poverty. It liberates the minds, opening up new horizon, new hope opportunities and self-confidence further equipping them with the knowledge, skills, self-respect and freedom to participate sustain and excel in their life. Illiteracy on the other hand, breeds ignorance, which, leads to exploitation, poverty, neglect crimes and number of social evils. Literacy deprives women from all opportunities and further prospects of leading a meaningful life and enjoying good standard of living. In this background the present paper discusses Education as an effective instrument for social and economic development and national integration. Further the paper explores the ideas of education and how education enables women to understand their social and legal rights, become economically independent acquire a voice in the affairs of the family and the community. Education is a gateway to information, opportunities and empowerment. In this backdrop the paper will discuss the role of education and women empowerment through public participation particularly with working women teachers in high schools in Gulbarga city and finally the paper put forth the suggestions and recommendations how far the empowerment of women achieved through public participation and empowerment as an important tool for women’s development.

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