The Big Picture - Gender Equality Challenges
According to the first SDG Gender Index released this week no country in the world is on the track to achieve Gender Equality by the year 2030. The Sustainable Development Goals which 193 countries signed up in 2015 creates a global roadmap to eradicate poverty and protect the planet.
The Gender Index developed by Equal Measures 2030 which is a joint effort of regional and global organisations says that 2.8 billion girls and women live in countries that scored very poor or poor in the ranking. India is tanked 95th among 129 countries with a score of 56.2 out of 100.
Health , hunger and nutrition and energy are some of the parameters on which India has scores well but it's lowest scores are on partnership , industry , infrastructure and innovation . So what are the challenges and roadmap in achieving the target of Gender Equality.
Guest - Yogita Bayana, Social Activist, Barkha Trehan, Equal Right Activist, Shankar Aggarwal , Former Secretary, Ministry Of Women & Child Development, Frm Secy, WCD Ministry, Rekha Aggarwal, Women Rights activist, Anchor - Vishal Dahiya