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Female literacy a human development indicator and it’s correlation with child sex ratio: A geographical Assessment in Rajasthan
literacy is meant to be a progressive indicator for a state or country. The Human Development Index also includes literacy as an indicator of development. This paper explains the spatial pattern of female literacy and child sex ratio in Rajasthan at district level. Paper find out the correlation between female literacy and child sex ratio in Rajasthan and result shows a negative correlation in both the indicators. Female literacy is an indicator which shows the empowerment of female, it is supposed that a literate woman can take her decisions by herself and this will lead less feticide and help in improving child sex ratio. Indian govt. started “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao yojna” for the empowerment of female statistics in India. This paper has analyzed that conventional set up of society is dominant for the gender scenario of Rajasthan.
Keywords- female literacy; child sex ratio; conventional set up; correlation; female empowerment.
Unique Identification Number - IJEDR1804055Page Number(s) - 294-297Pubished in - Volume 6 | Issue 4 | November 2018DOI (Digital Object Identifier) -    Publisher - IJEDR (ISSN - 2321-9939)
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Bhagyashri,   "Female literacy a human development indicator and it’s correlation with child sex ratio: A geographical Assessment in Rajasthan"
, International Journal of Engineering Development and Research (IJEDR), ISSN:2321-9939, Volume.6, Issue 4, pp.294-297, November 2018, Available at :http://www.ijedr.org/papers/IJEDR1804055.pdf