Lanka sex women
Institutions established during the colonial period are today operated by the central government.UNICEF data show that today enrolment rates in Sri Lankan primary schools are about the same for boys and girls and in secondary school there are even slightly more girls than boys.Sri Lanka’s adult literacy rate is 91.2 percent, which is well above rates in other countries in the region like India, Bangladesh and Pakistan.Educated women came to no longer be considered an anomaly in the country.Kannangara’s reforms thus fostered equal opportunity education and helped to reduce the gender gap in educational enrolment.The teardrop-shaped island of Sri Lanka lies in the Indian Ocean off the southern coast of India.
Throughout the 1940s, under Minister of Education C. This eliminated the problem for families with limited financial means that would formerly have had to choose to send their sons to school as an educated son was commonly believed to bring the benefits of education back to his family and support his parents in old age.
“The inevitable increase in the school-going population of girls with universal free education ‘normalized’ or ‘naturalized’ the notion of the educated woman,” explains Carmen Wickramagamage, professor at the University of Peradeniya in Sri Lanka.
Sri Lanka has fared well in recent years by promoting health and education opportunities for women.
Yet the country still fails to translate these achievements into female economic participation.
Today, Sri Lanka boasts around 10,000 schools for over 4 million students.Most of the schools are maintained by the government as a part of its free education policy that includes books, uniforms and free meals for students under the age of 14.