Present Situation of Female Education in Bangladesh: An Overview of Last Decade

Salahuddin, M., Khatun, R. and Bilkis, S. (2014). Present Situation of Female Education in Bangladesh: A Comparative Analysis of Last Decade. BPDM Journal of Research.Issue 2, Vol. 1

10 Pages Posted: 14 May 2019

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Muhammad Salahuddin

National Academy for Primary Education (NAPE)

Rabeya Khatun

Primary Teachers Training Institute

Sadia Bilkis

Institute of Education and Research

Date Written: May 15, 2014

Abstract

The aim of this study is to explore the present situation of female education in Bangladesh. It is very important to know the status of female education as female is almost half of our population. This study has been conducted through quantitative method research approach. The data has been collected through document analysis. Through analyses it has been found that the literacy rate of women was increased 41.8% to 55.7% from year of 2001 to 2011. Therefore, the enrollment rate of female students at secondary level had been increased 46.23% to 51.96% from the year of 2001 to 2011. Furthermore, in 2004 the pass rate of female students in SSC was 45.98 and in 2013 it was 88.88%. On the other hand, in 2003 the pass rate of female students was 38.14% and in 2012 it was 79.19% at HSC level. The Government of Bangladesh has been taken different initiatives to improve the status of female education. Different project are running in education sector for the betterment of education. From document analyses it has been found that 57% beneficiaries of SEQAEP are female students. On the other hand, the female students have been getting stipend from HSFSP & SESP.

Keywords: Gender, Education, Bangladesh

Suggested Citation

Salahuddin, Muhammad and Khatun, Rabeya and Bilkis, Sadia, Present Situation of Female Education in Bangladesh: An Overview of Last Decade (May 15, 2014). Salahuddin, M., Khatun, R. and Bilkis, S. (2014). Present Situation of Female Education in Bangladesh: A Comparative Analysis of Last Decade. BPDM Journal of Research.Issue 2, Vol. 1, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3372022

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Rabeya Khatun

Primary Teachers Training Institute ( email )

Mymensing
Mymensingh, 2200
Bangladesh

Sadia Bilkis

Institute of Education and Research ( email )

University of Dhaka
Nilkhet
Dhaka, 1000
Bangladesh

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