Shiksha Abhiyan Educational Society role in women empowerment is promotion of equal participation of women and men in decision-making because women continue to have fewer rights, lower education and health status, less access to resources and decision-making than men. There are many gender roles socially constructed that are oppressive and needs social transformation. While it is important for both genders to participate in the gender development interventions and initiatives, more interventions are required for women to bring balance in the gender relations and power equations. Gender development is a strategy adopted by Shiksha Abhiyan Educational SocietySamiti to empower the women more and ultimately to re-distribute power among women and men.
Shiksha Abhiyan Educational SocietySamiti conducts a series of training and awareness talks on gender-related issues like dowry, rape, domestic violence, matrimonial dispute etc in all of its operational areas and there by bringing them back to the mainstreams of society. Shiksha Abhiyan Educational SocietySamiti launched girl child/ gender development programs. It has organized 44 training programs to high light gender concepts female foeticide and Panchayati Raj. The Female foeticide has become a common phenomenon. People do have access to pre- natal sex determination to find out whether the baby in the womb is male or female. Any scientific technology is to be used in the right way.