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Population Education According to UNESCO: "Population Education is and educational course provided to and individual, a family, a community, a Nation or the world in order to generate responsible behavior and attitude towards the situation"
Characteristics of a Social Institution -A social institution is universal. They have existed in the stages of evolution of human life. Their nature differs from society to society. - According to Kingsley Davies, a social institution is a set of interwoven folkways, more and laws built around one or more functions. They have a set of norms that is to be followed by the individuals. -Every social institution has a specific aim. For example, Procreation and Upbringing of children are the specific aims of family. -Each social institution has a specific and socially useful function. These functions are related to their specific aims.
Satyashodhak Samaj -The Satyashoda samaj was established by Mahatma Jyotiba Phule in 1873 at Pune to give an organized form to the struggle of Bahujan Samaj against caste discrimination. -The Satyashodhak Samaj advocated the equality of all human beings. It opposed the Brahminical dominance and the explotation of Shudras and Ati-Shudras by the upper castes. -It emphasized unity of Bahujan Samaj and the spread of education among them for their betterment, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule demanded free education for all the children below 12 years of age before the Hunter Commission of 1882. -It supported the struggle of the Working class and mill workers' in Bombay. Narayan Lokhande, an associate of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule, had taken the lead of organizing the mill workers' union. -The leadership of Satyashodhak Samaj was taken by Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj after the demise of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule.
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