India education expert blames schools for students' misogyny

March 5, 2015 1:18 PM

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BANGKOK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India's schools are failing to educate and empower young people to reject deep-rooted gender stereotypes and embrace equality, an expert said, pointing to recent findings highlighting "regressive" attitudes toward women.

The survey of 10,500 high school and college students in 11 cities across India found that more than four in 10 believe that "women have no choice but to accept a certain degree of violence".

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