Bound by Norms and Out of Bounds

Experiences of PAGFB (Persons Assigned Gender Female at Birth) Within the Formal Education System

Authored by: Smriti Nevatia , Shals Raj Mahajan , Chayanika Shah

Gender and Education in India A Reader

Print publication date:  June  2021
Online publication date:  June  2021

Print ISBN: 9781032043579
eBook ISBN: 9781003191612
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At the level of both state policy and independent scholarship, discussions on gender and education have thus far considered gender mainly from the point of view of girls and women. The chief concerns have been about ways of drawing more girls into the formal education system, the changes needed in pedagogy and school systems to help keep them there, and discussions around curricula for girls and boys.

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