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Marriage, education: Why there have been so few women in hallowed IAS

Of 11,569 IAS officers who entered the civil services between 1951 and 2020, only 1,527 were women

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IAS officers | gender gap | Gender equity

Surbhi Bhatia & Akshi Chawla | IndiaSpend  |  Mumbai/New Delhi 



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From 1951, when the first woman joined the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), until 2020, women have made up only 13% of all .

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First Published: Thu, January 06 2022. 08:48 IST

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