Sunday, March 08, 2015

Gender inequality index

From Wikipedia  "The Gender Inequality Index (GII) is an index for measurement of gender disparity that was introduced in the 2010 Human Development Report 20th anniversary edition by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). According to the UNDP, this index is a composite measure which captures the loss of achievement within a country due to gender inequality. It uses three dimensions to do so: reproductive healthempowerment, and labor market participation."
Relative ranks India 135th among 187.

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