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Closing the gender gap

The GII has been criticised for its complexity and difficulty in interpretation or understanding

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Pulitzer Prize | Indra Nooyi | Human development

Atanu Biswas 



Atanu Biswas

In 2009, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, the husband-wife duo, penned the book Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide. They narrated stories of a Cambodian teenager sold into sex slavery, an Ethiopian woman who suffered devastating injuries during childbirth, a Zimbabwean mother of five, among others. Certainly, one Angela Merkel, one or one Dona Strickland cannot eliminate the darkness that millions of Malala Yousafzais or Nadia Murads suffer worldwide.

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First Published: Sat, March 07 2020. 01:21 IST

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