Widening Gender Gap In India

PUBLISHED ON: November 2, 2017 | Duration: 22 min, 59 sec

  
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According to the latest global gender gap report by the World Economic Forum, it's getting even harder to be a woman in India. India has slid 21 notches down to rank 108 among 144 countries. The figures are alarming, 66% of the Indian women workforce is unpaid. Not just this, according to a world bank report only 27% are part of the labour force and contribute only 17% to the country's GDP. On Agenda we ask, are we doing anything to fix this gap? From rank 87 to rank 108, what's the reason behind the steep fall.
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