ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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The Elusiveness of Gender Equality/Gender Justice

Transformative affirmation of gender equality ipso facto rules out “economic man” as a privileged entity.

Padmini Swaminathan writes:

The Global Gender Gap Index 2022 places India almost at the bottom of the indicators that are crucial for empowering its population, particularly women. These include health, economic participation and opportunity, and educational attainment. While the world as a whole would need 132 years to reach gender parity, South Asia, the poorest performer, is expected to take almost 197 years to attain parity at the current levels. India ranks poorer than its immediate South Asian neighbours—Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, and Bhutan.

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Updated On : 6th Aug, 2022
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