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Has Education Transformed Muchi Women's Lives?

A Study of Cachar District in Assam

This article is a study to understand the impact of education on the overall development of Muchi women in Cachar district, Assam. Does education propel women towards greater political participation or is it appropriated by the dominant groups?


Muchi women[i] in Assam were historically denied access to formal education due to the vicious circle of caste and gender. Education has a positive correlation with the development and participation of an individual as revealed in a number of previous studies.

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