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Of 5 nations, India has highest proportion of policymakers ignorant of SDGs: study

Of the 5 nations in the study, India has the highest proportion of policymakers with not much or no knowledge of SDGs

Swagata Yadavar | IndiaSpend 

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Even as India struggles to achieve (SDGs) — a set of universal goals to end poverty, hunger and achieve equality– policymakers are not really aware of the key indicators of gender equality, a new study has found.

The idea was to understand “where change needs to happen in order to keep us on track to reach the for girls and women by 2030”, said the study Equal Measures 2030, an advocacy, which interviewed policymakers in Colombia, Indonesia, India, Kenya and Senegal on gender equality.

Here are some of the findings about Indian policymakers:









(Yadavar is a principal correspondent with IndiaSpend.)

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First Published: Tue, September 26 2017. 09:06 IST