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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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Project Kirana launched by Mastercard and USAID

On November 19, 2020, Mastercard and United States Agency for International Development launched “Project Kirana”. The programme will enable women entrepreneurs to grow, launch and thrive. What is the plan? Under Project Kirana, a two-year programme is to be rolled out in selected cities such as Kanpur, Lucknow and Varanasi of Uttar Pradesh. The project ..

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NSO Time Use Survey in India: Key Facts

The National Statistical Office operating under Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation conducted the Time Use Survey in India for the first time between January and December, 2019. Key Highlights The main objective of the survey is to measure participation of women and men in unpaid and paid activities. The survey also provides information on ..

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NSO Survey: 92% Indian Women and only 27% men take part in unpaid domestic work

The National Statistical Office conducted a survey between January 2019 and December 2019. According to the survey, 92% of Indian Women and only 27% of men participate in employment related activities. Key Findings of the Survey Only 22% of Indian women participated in employment related activities. On the other hand, 71% of men participated in ..

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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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