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| Published: December 25, 2015

Aggression to Empowerment: A Journey through Education

Dr. Tanu Tandon

Assistant Professor, Amity Institute of Education, Amity University, Lucknow Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.004/20150301

DOI: 10.25215/0301.004

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Empowerment is a journey which goes through various phases and stages and leads to emancipation. Women empowerment is all about achieving and exercising one’s own rights and freedom to make choices and live life on one’s own term and its ultimate goal is to attain emancipation, to be able to empower others.  Education is a medium which helps women rise above their situations and take control of their lives and it is also a channel through which empowerment can be spread and manifested among all. This paper will discuss the case studies of such women, who not only overcame their helplessness , fought their circumstances and used their aggression to empower themselves, carved their path,  using the tool of  education but also helped other women, by empowering them and helping them to make their own path . Methodology adopted here, to study lives of these women is Grounded Theory Methodology, qualitative approach to study the women and role education played to transform them from aggressive to empowered.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.004/20150301

10.25215/0301.004

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Published in   Volume 03, Issue 1, October-December, 2015