Girls’ higher education in India on the road to inclusiveness: on track but heading where?

  title={Girls’ higher education in India on the road to inclusiveness: on track but heading where?},
  author={Rohini Sahni and V. Kalyan Shankar},
  journal={Higher Education},
The scope of this paper spans from macro-level national and inter-state comparisons to more micro-level intra-state scrutiny of systemic fault-lines shaping the contours of girls’ education in India. Post independence, national level indicators have been suggestive of greater gender parity. Yet, there is more to inclusiveness of girls in Indian higher education than increasing absolute numbers or improving gender ratios. Rising female participation has coincided with a massive ‘systemic… 

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