A global alliance to bridge the gender equity gap

Syllabus: GS -I

Subject: Society and Social Justice

Topic: Issues of women

Issue: The Alliance for Global Good

  • India launched the Alliance for Global Good – Gender Equity and Equality.

India’s Progress with respect to Women:

  • Female labor force participation has increased to 37%.
  • 28% rise in higher education enrollment for women.
  • The Women’s Reservation Bill ensures a third of parliamentary seats for women.

The Alliance for Global Good:

  • Led by the CII Center for Women Leadership and supported by the Ministry of Women and Child Development and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • The alliance aims to drive collective action for women’s empowerment globally.

Opportunities for Collaboration:

  • Industry worldwide can share and invest in programs, making inclusion a business conversation.
  • This aligns with India’s ethos of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ and ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Prayaas, Sabka Vikaas’.
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