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Adhya Akki

Class of 2025

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  • " Examining the Underlying Factors Contributing to Low Girls' Enrollment in Rural Karnataka, India" with mentor Khadija (Oct. 6, 2023)

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Examining the Underlying Factors Contributing to Low Girls' Enrollment in Rural Karnataka, India

Started Apr. 28, 2023

Abstract or project description

This research paper aims to examine the factors influencing girls' enrollment rates in rural Karnataka, South India. This study begins by providing a comprehensive understanding of the historical context and the evolution of the problem to the present day. This paper explores the reasons behind the persistent lower enrollment rates for girls, including household chores, child marriage, parental expectations, and poverty. This paper then discusses the initiatives undertaken by the government and civil society to address this issue and evaluates their involvement. The paper then concludes by highlighting the importance of girls' education for society’s development and overall well-being.