Updated: 22-01-2017 17:44:44 IST
Data from new research on female literacy show that India’s school education system is under-performing in terms of quality when compared to its neighbours, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal.The research was carried out by New York-based International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity. The research studies changes in female literacy over a number of schooling years. Highlights: The proportion of women who completed five years of primary schooling in India and were literate was 48%, much less than 92% in Nepal, 74% in Pakistan and 54% in Bangladesh. Female literacy ra......Tue, October 25, 2016 - 11:09 AMMore..