Gender inequality undermining India’s progress: report

Gender inequality undermining India’s progress: report

by The Daily Eye Team November 22 2014, 7:35 pm Estimated Reading Time: 0 mins, 30 secs

Deep-rooted gender inequalities continue to undermine India’s potential to translate economic growth into inclusive development, according to a government report which highlighted the inequality found in the education

It says gender is the most pervasive form of inequality that operates in India across all classes, castes and communities, posing a big challenge despite the progressive education policy.

The Report on the Implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action says that issues of gender have been
one of the most challenging in the progress made towards the goals of universalisation, inclusion, equity and quality in education.

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