Men, gender equality, and policy response in India
Read Online

Men, gender equality, and policy response in India an exploration : a summary report by Centre for Health and Social Justice, New Delhi

  • 23 Want to read
  • ·
  • 59 Currently reading

Published by Centre for Health and Social Justice on behalf of SAHAYOG in New Delhi .
Written in English

Book details:

About the Edition

Study on policies on men and their attitudes towards gender bias and policies to tackle it mainly in Gorakhpur and Pune District of India.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

ContributionsSAHAYOG (Organisation : India)
LC ClassificationsHQ1090.7.A-ZI+
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 48 p. ;
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24554707M
LC Control Number2010316778

Download Men, gender equality, and policy response in India


Discrimination against women and girls is a pervasive and long-running phenomenon that characterises Indian society at every level. India’s progress towards gender equality, measured by its position on rankings such as the Gender Development Index has been disappointing, despite fairly rapid rates of economic growth.. In the past decade, while Indian GDP has grown by around 6%, there has. In the wake of #MeToo, women and men are re-evaluating issues of gender inequality and sexual harassment in their own lives. Within this context, a powerful tweet by Tanushree Dutta spurred debate about the movement’s relevance in India.. Thanks to this ever-growing #MeToo movement in India, more and more women are speaking about their experiences of sexual harassment and gender Author: Elysia Harvey.   UNICEF India’s Country Programme has been developed in response to the identification of deprivations that Indian children face, including gender based deprivations. Each programmatic outcome is committed to a gender priority that is noted explicitly in . Rationale for the Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment 17 Policy on Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment 18 Policy goal and purpose 18 Strategic objectives 20 Results framework 21 Operational approaches 21 Implementation strategy 24 Action areas and outputs 24 Implementation plan for 30 Reporting 30 Annexes.

role of men and boys in achieving gender equality” was adopted, among other themes, for the forty-eighth sess ion of the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women in March , New York. A study on masculinity, son preference, and intimate partner violence (IPV) in India showed that two out of every five men were rigidly masculine (defined as having inequitable gender attitudes. Your next book has a more global perspective of the issue – International Handbook of Gender and Poverty: Concepts, Research, Policy. Yes, what is really compelling about this book is its sheer breadth – one hundred plus articles bringing together voices from both Northern and Southern analysts, feminists and non-feminists, who are looking at a whole range of different aspects. The European Commission’s Strategy for equality between women and men also stresses that: “gender equality needs the active contribution, support and participation of men and policies should also address gender-related inequalities that affect boys/men such as literacy rates, early school-leaving and occupational health.”.

Gender equality is the burning topic of discussion in every household, office, even country, but we can’t just go and change the world in a day’s time. We require a lot more patience and a stable head to deal with it and make things happen. The Men and Gender Equality Policy Project is a multi-year, multi-country effort to leverage evidence from existing policies and, through formative qualitative and quantitative research, raise. Not only in India, but in every part of the world, the social and economic crisis of COVID must be understood through the lens of gender. The policy response must be structured around rebuilding economies and societies in ways that empower women to lead safe, productive and fulfilling lives. Gender and Policy in India, , 23 Feb , Location: New Delhi (India International Centre). IN PARTNERSHIP WITH Join us for a two-day program in New Delhi or Bangalore to learn from some of the highly acclaimed academics and practitioners from India and around the world.