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Explain the key highlights of the SDG Gender Index. What are the implications of the findings for India?
SDG Gender Index was recently published by Equal Measures 2030.It includes The African Womenï¿½s Development and Communication Network, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, International Womenï¿½s Health Coalition and Plan International. Key Highlights: The SDG Gender Index includes 51 indicators The overall index scores are based on a scale of 0ï¿½100.ï¿½A score of 100 indicates the ..
How specially designed financial products for Women can play role in gender equality and women empowerment?
In almost all the financial products women have been conflated with ‘family’ and considered merely as an avenue to pursue social welfare measures. In the modern 21st century India, there is a need to consider women as a distinct segment with specific financial services requirements. The change can be brought in only when the myriad ..
The women questions arose in modern India as a part of the 19th century social reform movement. What were the major issues and debates concerning women in that period?
The condition of women in the early 19th century was not that satisfying. The society was full of superstitious activities like Sati, Polygamy, Purdah, female infanticide, etc. They were deprived of the educational, social, and economic opportunities. And the matter of inequality further deteriorated the condition. Issues: British India mainly concentrated on the personal laws ..
Though as per constitution men and women are equal, however, women are discriminated at each and every stage of life be it health, be it education they face discrimination. Civil society, NGO can play a vital role in ensuring that women get what is rightfully theirs. Role NGO can play in women empowerment Training & ..
Supreme Court in a landmark judgment declared that right to privacy is a fundamental right under article 21 of the Constitution. This judgment will have a substantial impact on the rights of women. Privacy is at the core of various women rights in general and bodily rights in particular. For example, freedom to have a ..
Critically discuss the impact of patriarchy upon the position of middle class working women in India?
Patriarchy refers to the dominance of male in the power equation with female, which in turn leads to subjugation of the latter. In terms of its impact on women folk, following points can provide the required insight: Dual burden of work With the rise of economic wellbeing in the post 1990s India, women have found ..