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What happens when women overtake men?

Last week I wrote an article on an impending high impact sociological change that not many have acknowledged. It talks about the situation where women outperform men in education and the consequences of it.

Fortunately, we have a live test case happening – the southern Indian state of kerala has been a pioneer in education, and, in the recent past, is in a situation where 71.01% of all students enrolled for graduation and 72.6% of all those enrolled for post-graduation are girls.

This unprecedented situation can wreck havoc on existing social norms, especially on male dominance.

What are the implications? Read more here to find out.

This article was published on Livemint as part of the series ‘Behavior By Brain‘ that I author.

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