Gender Atlas launched to promote girls’ education

Attabari Elementary SchoolTo promote girls education even in the remotest area of the country, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of School Education and Literacy has recently launched digital gender Atlas, a tool developed by UNICEF.

The Atlas tool will identify the low geographic areas where there is limited or no access to education especially in the schedule castes, schedule tribes and Muslim minorities on specific gender related education indicators.

The Atlas is available on MHRD website and is ready to use by the states, districts, education institutions. The focus of the tool is to identify vulnerable girls and challenged girls and impart equitable education to them.