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What were the different reasons people have for not sending girls to school?


Initially, people were skeptical about girl’s education so, they did not want to send girls to school mainly because of these reasons:


(i) They thought that education would pollute the minds of girls.


(ii) They feared that schools would take girls away from home, prevent them from doing their domestic duties.


(iii) They believed that girls should stay away from public places. They feared that passing through public places would have corrupting influence on them.


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Why were Christian missionaries attacked by many people in the country? Would some people have supported them too? If so, for what reasons?

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