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Document Type
Other Documents
Publication Topic(s)
Gender, Women's Empowerment
Country(s)
India
Language
English
Author(s)
Sunita Kishor and Kamla Gupta
Publication Date
August 2009
Publication ID
OD57

Abstract:

Gender equality and women’s empowerment are two sides of the same coin. Both have multiple dimensions that together yield a wide variety of indicators. The report provides information on progress in India toward the twin goals of gender equality and women’s empowerment; determinants of selected indicators of gender equality and women’s empowerment; and, associations of women’s empowerment with selected health and nutritional outcomes.