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Gender Gap Index 2022: India slips on income measures, shows data

The country performed better on education and health parameters. Political representation has been a mixed bag

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gender gap | gender inequality | Inequality in India

Ishaan Gera  |  New Delhi 



Gender gap
Female labour force participation declined 45 per cent between 2012 and 2022, whereas male participation decreased 17.5 per cent during this period

The World Economic Forum’s Global Gap Report 2022, released on Monday, ranks India 135 out of 146 countries. Although an improvement over its 140th position out of 156 in 2021, it is a sharp deterioration from the 105th rank out of 135 countries in 2012. In 2006, when the gap report was first released, India ranked 98th among 115 countries.

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First Published: Thu, July 14 2022. 21:32 IST

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