For the first time in India Telangana has made gender education compulsory at graduate level


By introduce compulsory gender education at the graduate level, Telangana has become the first State in India to introduce it. For this state government has introduced fluent textbook ‘Towards a World of Equals’ on a pilot basis in engineering colleges associated to the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU-Hyderabad).

Features of gender education textbook

  • It includes deliberates gender in its complex form without limiting itself to crime against women without repeating gender categorization.
  • It also includes complex subjects like male-female relationships and female-centric history.
  • Its level is structured as simple as possible which can easily understand by under-graduates.
  • It also contains discussion about different strands of women’s movements across the world along with political movements of Afro-American, African, Caribbean, minority and Dalit women.

About gender education:

  • It is a type of sex discrimination in the education system touching both men and women when they are studying or after their educational experiences.
  • Men are more likely to be well-educated on a global average, although women are more prevalent at higher education in some countries.
  • Though the gender education the problem of gender gap can be solve probably.
  • At graduate level students are able to understand this and after this they can take step to solve this problem.

- Published/Last Modified on: January 13, 2016