Gender Inequality Index: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
NSO Survey: 92% Indian Women and only 27% men take part in unpaid domestic work
Published: September 30, 2020
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 ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
India ranked 108th at World Economic Forum (WEF) gender gap index
Published: December 19, 2018
India has been ranked 108th among 149 countries at the World Economic Forum (WEF) gender gap index for year 2018. As per report titled ‘Measuring the Global Gender Gap’, India ranked lower on all segments – economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival ranking, and political empowerment.“It needs to make improvements across the ..
India ranked 57th most innovative nation in 11th edition of Global Innovation Index
Published: July 11, 2018
India has been ranked 57th most innovative nation among 130 countries in the 11th edition of Global Innovation Index (GII-2018), which is developed jointly by Cornell University, INSEAD and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO). GII is a leading bench-marking tool for business executives, policymakers and others seeking insight into the state of innovation around ..
Human Development Report 2011
Published: December 29, 2011
The Human Development Report (HDR) is an annual publication of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). The report was first launched in 1990 by the Pakistani Economist Mahbub ul Haq and Indian Nobel laureate Amartya Sen. Its goal was to place people at the centre of the development process in terms of economic debate, policy ..
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