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Gender gap to asset ownership: How data miss key details on 50% Indians

India ranked 112th of 153 countries on the Global Gender Gap Index 2020, a drop of four places since 2018

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gender gap | Data Tracker | House ownership

Shreya Raman | IndiaSpend 



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Disaggregated data are divided into detailed sub-categories such as region, gender and ethnicity, and can reveal inequalities.

Lack of sex-disaggregated data and other gender-related gaps in Indian government’s official data sources is making it difficult to track issues such as girls’ and women’s employment, asset ownership, health, sanitation and education, our analysis shows. This results in limited understanding of gender issues and poorly designed policies and programmes.

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First Published: Mon, December 07 2020. 09:35 IST

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