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As India Extends Preschool Education To All, Incorporate Gender Sensitivity From The Start

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In the midst of finalizing its new education policy—27 years after the last National Education Policy took shape—India is one of the few countries in the world to extend the right to free and compulsory education for 3- to 6-year-old children. Policymakers will have the opportunity to remodel the education system and change the beliefs of young girls and boys for generations to come.
The Annual Status of Education Report 2018 national findings suggest that 7 percent more girls compared to boys aged 7 to 14 are enrolled in public education systems across India……………