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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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Vital Statistics of India based on Civil Registration System, 2018 released by Registrar General of India

The Registrar General of India recently released the Vital Statistics of India based on Civil Registration System. The report mainly provides insights on Sex Ratios in various states of India. What is Sex Ratio? It is the number of females born per thousand males. Key Findings of the report Arunachal Pradesh was the state with ..

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Jaya Jaitly Task Force Constituted

The Government of India has constituted Jaya Jaitly Task Force that will work on the issues of women and child development. About the task force The task force was constituted by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The team will work on the following Lowering Maternal Mortality Rate. Improve Nutritional Levels. Examine issues that ..

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January 24: National Girl Child Day

India celebrates National Girl Child Day on January 24 annually. It was initiated by Ministry of Women and Child Development in 2008. Highlights The aim of the day is to spread awareness about inequalities faced by girls in the country. It also promotes awareness about rights of girl child. Also, it increases importance of health, ..

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World Economic Forum Report: India slips to rank 112 in Gender Gap

On December 17, the World Economic Forum released its report according to which India ranked 112th in terms of gender gap. The report said that the India was ranked in bottom-five in terms of survival and economic participation. Highlights: India India was in 108th position in 2018. Its performance weakened in the year 2019 according ..

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