VALUE EDUCATION AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT: A COMPELLING PRIORITY OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN INDIA

  • Molly K Abraham Jesus and Mary College Delhi University Chanakyapuri, New Delhi - 110 021, India

Abstract

Today all development agencies in India agree on the importance of value education and the need to empower women in order to promote and maintain family, health, nutrition and general well-being of the people in the society. Education for women should always be directed towards their holistic development. The vision behind the Christian leadership in women’s education left an indelible mark on the lives of many generations throughout the world. Institutions of Christian education for girls have left a tradition of providing both basic education and professional education for a century and a half. This paper looks into the extent Christian educational institutions’ roles in the process of assimilation of values and their contribution to women for the building up of democratic India in  terms of their leadership, commitment to the family and nation, and dedication to the general welfare of the people. 

Key words:    Value, Education, Women, Empowerment, Christian

Published
2017-09-25
How to Cite
Abraham, M. (2017, September 25). VALUE EDUCATION AND WOMEN’S EMPOWERMENT: A COMPELLING PRIORITY OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS IN INDIA. Journal of Education Culture and Society, 7(2), 21-28. Retrieved from https://jecs.pl/index.php/jecs/article/view/10.15503.jecs20172.21.28