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Digital Gender Atlas for Advancing Girl Education has two major components that wil work around viz., Performance & Vulnerability. It will identify low performing pocket for girls mainly belonging to SC/ST/Minorities/Disabilities.

Visualization is based on Map Management Information System (MMIS) technology that enables innovative visualization of data on maps.

Components of the Digital Gender Atlas

1. The main components of the Gender Atlas are

  • Composite Gender Ranking
  • Trend Analysis of Gender Indicators
  • Vulnerabilities based on educational indicators in districts with substantial tribal, schedule caste, minority population in educationally backward blocks and in left wing extremist districts, and the low sex ratio districts seleced uner Beti Bachao Beti Padhao programme.

2. Composite Gender Ranking

3. Trend Analysis for Gender Related Indicators:

4. Spatial Display of Pockets with Multiple Disadvantages Related to Education: Spatial Distribution of Special Focus Districts (SFD), Left Wing Extremist (LWE) affected districts, Beti Badhao Beti Padhao (BBBP) districts, Educationally Backward Blocks (EBB)

5. Vulnerabilities

6. Children with Disabilities

Barriers to Girls’ Education in India

(a) Inadequate School Facilities

(b) Lack of qualified female teachers

(c) Lack of transport facilities

(d) Lack of hostel facilities for girls

(e) Fear of sexual harassment

(f) Fixed schooling hours

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