International Women's Day 2020 - 8 Days 8 Ideas by 8 Mar 20 (Day-2)

How do we increase women economic empowerment in India?

Gender equality is more than a goal. It is necessary for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development & building good governance. Achieving a gender-equal world requires the collective engagement of women and men, girls and boys.

Did you know that India’s female labour force participation rate (FLFPR) stands at just 27%, compared to 96% for men. On an average, 66%of the work done by Indian women is unpaid, compared to 12%for men.

Empowering women in the economy and closing gender gaps in the world of work are key to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

I invite moonshot ideas for equality challenges for international women day. Please use #telldrsangitareddy in your posting for me to repost & activate your idea.

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