Gender equality Current Affairs, GK & News

International Day of Women Judges

On March 10th International Day of Women Judges is observed. On this day the UN reaffirms its commitment to implement and develop effective and appropriate strategies for women’s advancement in the judicial system and institution at the leadership and managerial level. Importance of Women in the Judiciary Women in the judiciary play a critical role ..

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National Gender Index

NITI Aayog is working on development of a “National Gender Index”, that will be used to measure the progress and identify persisting gaps in gender equality in order to make informed policy decisions. Highlights NITI Aayog in its latest annual report 2021-2022 noted that, National Gender Index will serve as a tool to map the ..

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Deloitte Women in Boardroom report

The Women in the Boardroom report was recently released by Deloitte Global. This is the seventh edition of the report. According to the report, women hold only 17.1% board seats in India. However, this has increased. In 2014, it was 9.4%. 2014 has been taken as base year of comparison because in 2013, the companies ..

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NSO report: Women and Men in India, 2020

The National Statistical Office operating under Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) recently released the Women and Men in India report. The report consolidates the crucial socio-economic indicators that portray gender situation in the country. This is the twenty second issue in its series. The report is published annually by the MoSPI. Population related ..

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UNDP releases Gender Social Norms Index report

Gender Social Norms Index report was released recently by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). According to this report, no country in the world has achieved gender equality. The report also revealed that the world is not on track to achieve gender equality by 2030 and it would take 257 years to close the gender ..

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Gender Social Norms Index

The UNDP recently released the first edition of Gender Social Norms Index. It revealed that 90% of people are biased against women. The Index The Gender Social Norms Index was released by the United Nations Development Program. It measure the obstructive effects of social belief on gender parity in areas of politics, education and work. ..

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