Rural Development through education, employment, and empowerment of rural girls and women
To facilitate the creation of a socially & economically empowered model for rural development.
TO CREATE A GENDER JUST SOCIETY.
STATUS OF RURAL GIRLS & WOMEN IN INDIA
About 3 million girls are out of school in India.
Estimates show that for every 100 girls in Rural India, only 1 reaches Class 12.
51.3% of girls enrolled in school in rural U.P. drop out before completing class 8.
Most girls in rural U.P. drop out of school due to lack of toilets, to get married or to work in fields.
Up to 72% girls in rural U.P. get married or engaged before the age of 15.
Sex ratio in Bulandshahar is 896 vs 940 in India.
Female literacy rate is 55.57% in Bulandshahar vs 65.46% in India.
Only 63.3% students between classes 3 to 5 could read a standard level 1 text.
Merely 47.1% could do subtraction.