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Empowering women in agriculture: A gendered approach to climate change and food security
May 27, 2024

Empowering women in agriculture: A gendered approach to climate change and food security

As we reel under the looming threat of climate change, empowering women in agriculture can help boost productivity levels and ensure food security.

Financial Inclusion of Women: Current Evidence from India
Aug 17, 2023

Financial Inclusion of Women: Current Evidence from India

Financial inclusion is critical to achieving the economic empowerment of women—one of the targets under the fifth Sustainable Development Goal on gender equality. In India, one in every five women lack access to a bank account. Although the country’s programmes promoting financial inclusion have increased the percentage of women having access to a bank account, wide gaps remain in account use, and access to savings and credit. Women c

Gender Parity in the Entrepreneurship Cycle in Kenya
Jun 06, 2022

Gender Parity in the Entrepreneurship Cycle in Kenya

Gender disparities in Kenya’s entrepreneurship cycle are a manifestation of both the historical marginalisation of women and the structural barriers limiting equal participation in the economy. Recent progress in the legal framework has been suboptimal in closing the gender gaps, as seen in the persistent inequalities in formal employment and the high concentration of unlicensed women-owned enterprises in the informal sector. The inequalities a

Gendering the G20: Empowering women in the digital age
Jun 28, 2017

Gendering the G20: Empowering women in the digital age

Women make up a majority of the four billion people excluded from the digital economy. Policy narratives assert that the digital economy has the potential to transform the world of work. Conversely, there are concerns that the existing ‘digital divide’ within and across nations will simply exacerbate existing social inequalities and reinforce gender hierarchies. G20 member states have repeatedly committed to bridging pervasive gender gaps in

India’s G20 Presidency: Streamlining social security for the unorganised sector
Dec 09, 2022

India’s G20 Presidency: Streamlining social security for the unorganised sector

The G20 can help streamline social security systems across countries by initiating innovative mechanisms for sustainable financing and last-mile deliv

The ‘Smart Economics’ of Moving Women from the Private to the Public Sphere
Mar 07, 2024

The ‘Smart Economics’ of Moving Women from the Private to the Public Sphere

Despite advancements in legislation and representation over the last decades, women continue to face barriers in accessing sexual and reproductive healthcare, legal protection against violence, and leadership roles. In the economic sphere, gender disparities persist in labour force participation, job sectors, wages, and unpaid care work. Women are constrained in participating in the labour market as their social role remains attached to domestic

Women in Indian politics: Beyond legislative representation
Sep 27, 2023

Women in Indian politics: Beyond legislative representation

The recent development in terms of the success of the Women's Reservation Bill underscores the importance of continued efforts to ensure women's parti

Women-centric Approaches under MUDRA Yojana: Setting G20 Priorities for the Indian Presidency
Oct 25, 2022

Women-centric Approaches under MUDRA Yojana: Setting G20 Priorities for the Indian Presidency

Gender disparities in economic participation and opportunities remain significantly large across the world. To bridge these gaps, G20 countries are working to advance women’s entrepreneurship through financial assistance, knowledge creation, and governance for supporting enterprise. India, in particular, has introduced a number of government schemes to promote entrepreneurship among women, such as the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana and the Prad

कमला हारिस यांचे यश मोठे, पण…
Nov 17, 2020

कमला हारिस यांचे यश मोठे, पण…

कमला हारिस हे एक अनन्यसाधारण अमेरिकी यश आहे, यात शंकाच नाही. पण विविध क्षेत्रात अग्रगण्य असलेल्या अमेरिकेला हे साधण्यासाठी २०२० उजाडावे लागले.

भारताचं G20 अध्यक्षपद : असंघटित क्षेत्रासाठी सामाजिक सुरक्षेची हमी
Jan 10, 2023

भारताचं G20 अध्यक्षपद : असंघटित क्षेत्रासाठी सामाजिक सुरक्षेची हमी

G20 परिषद ही शाश्वत वित्तपुरवठा आणि तळागाळातल्या माणसांप�