Women’s Education

Women’s Education According to Census 2011, the female literacy rate is only 64.64% (as opposed to male literacy rate of 80.89%) of the total female population of India, with Kerala being at the highest with 91.98% rate, and, Bihar and Rajasthan being at the...

Women’s Health

Women’s Health India ranks 141, above only Armenia, on the health index in World Economic Forum’s The Global Gender Gap Report 2014, which benchmarks gender gaps in 142 countries on economic, political, education and health-based criteria. National Family Health...

Women’s Livelihood

Women’s Livelihood In India, participation of women in the labour market is extremely low with total workforce participation rate of women being 25.5% (Census 2011) – in some parts of rural India this number can go as low as 10%. Work-related wage...

Indira Gandhi Matritvya Sahyog Yojana (IMGSY)

Indira Gandhi Matritvya Sahyog Yojana (IMGSY) With the fast pace of urbanization and rural to urban migration, more than 37.7 crore Indians now live in 7935 towns. The urban population growth at 29.8% from 2001 outpaced the national average growth (17.1%). The High...