Parental attitude towards girl’s education: A case study in Jahangirabad, Bhopal
Nilofer Jan, Neerja Sharma
Present investigation paper tried to identify the perception of the parents regarding girls’ education in Jahangirabad area of Bhopal (M.P.) during 2016-17. The data was collected from 100 parent respondents (both male and female) for knowing their attitude towards girl’s education. The results indicated that parents majority (43%) of the girls in Jahangirabad are very poor whose income fall in the range of 5001-10000 Rs. per month. Further highest numbers of male parents (37%) were labours and maximum numbers of female parents (88%) were housewives while as only one among them was found as govt. employee. Education level of the highest number of male parents (29%) was secondary while as lowest number of male parents (11%) was primary. Similarly in case of female parents, data indicated that education level of the highest percentage of female parents (25%) was secondary while as lowest percentage of female parents (7%) was post graduation.
Nilofer Jan, Neerja Sharma. Parental attitude towards girl’s education: A case study in Jahangirabad, Bhopal. International Journal of Advanced Education and Research, Volume 4, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 12-16