HOW DID SAVITRI PHULE CONTRIBUTE TO SOCIAL REFORMS?

Asked by mehaksri2001 | 6th Oct, 2014, 10:39: PM

Expert Answer:

  • Savitri phule was an Indian social reformer. She along with her husband played an important part in improving condition of women in the country.
  • She particularly laid stress on the education of the women.
  • She is also considered as the first women teacher in modern Maharashtra. she along with her husband opened around five schools in and around Pune in 1848.
  • In 1851, she also opened a school specifically for the girls belonging to lower castes.
  • Savitri Phule opposed caste system and child marriages. She advocated widow remarriages.

Answered by Social Science Expert | 7th Oct, 2014, 08:19: AM

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