Comparative Study

| Published: December 25, 2016

Women’s Education and Mother Child Relationship

Dr. Manju Pandey

Associate Professor Department of Psychology, HNBGU Srinagar Garhwal. A Central University Uttrakhand, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.030/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.030


Girl education is emerging as one of the top priorities of Indian society “educating girls is not an option it is necessity”, we all want to eliminate gender disparities in education. As woman is the central figure of family and she is the first and ideal teacher of children.  All personality theorists point out the significant role of mother in child development. As child is the future of nation. The hope of all around development, peace and prosperity of the society, nation and even world was rest upon the tender shoulders of the child. But how far it is possible if mother is not educated? Numerous studies have highlighted the strong correlation between mother’s education and child health or survival probability. Good parent-child relationship is essential for all around (physical, mental, social, emotional, psychological, educational or even spiritual) development of child, the future of nation. Educating girls brings many benefits to society. As educated mother gives importance to education and they invest more in their children’s schooling and this improves society’s development prospect. They give equal importance to education, health and increase the productivity of future generation. And if they are not educated then the productivity and capacity of future generation will be low. Keeping this fact in mind the researcher makes an effort to investigate the effect of mothers education on mother child relationship or significance of mother’s education on development and up bring of their children. For the present study 40 educated mothers (EM) and 40 uneducated mothers (UM) aged 25 to 40 were taken from Srinagar Garhwal, Uttrakhand. The Parent Child Relationship Scale was developed by Dr H.C. Sharma & Dr N.S. Chauhan and Personal Data sheet were used for collecting data. The X2 was used for the statistical analysis of data. The above results manifests that educated mothers are significantly differ on six dimensions out of eight dimension of Parent Child Relationship Scale, from uneducated mothers. It projects that mother’s education play very crucial role in proper all around development of children and healthy parent children relationship.
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ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.030/20160401

DOI: 10.25215/0401.030

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 1, October-December, 2016

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