After 138 Years A Pune School Will Give Entry To Girls

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After 138-years the school of Pune started by Bal Gangadhar Tilak will open its door for the girl child breaking the decades-long tradition of no education for the girls.

From the upcoming academic session, the management will break the decade-long gender stereotypes tradition. As, back in 1880, the school was started by freedom fighter Tilak along with Gopal Ganesh Agarkar and Vishnushastri Chiplunkar. And, after that, another school had been started by the education society named as Ahilyadevi High School(only for girls in the city).

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Nagesh Mone, principal of the school said, "While growing up, the students should know that men and women are equal and in order to break the gender stereotypes, it is important to start co-education at the early stage of schooling so that a holistic and gender-neutral atmosphere can be created."

"The students interact cautiously when they are together in co-ed schools. Some sort of power balance always works in the background, and it is also needed to enhance the overall quality of the education," Mone said.

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However, till 25 girls have taken admissions for the next academic year which are going to start from next month. While the management of school hoping the male student will coordinate and adopt the changes with all undeniably.

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by Admin | Mon, May 28 - 06:06 PM

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