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In the Global Gender Gap Report 2021 released by the World Economic Forum out of 156 countries the rank of India is –

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As per the Global Gender Gap Report 2021 published by the World Economic Forum India is ranked at 140 out of 156 countries with a score of 0.625 out of 1 . The Global Gender Gap Report provides scores on Global Gender Gap Index GGGI which examines the gap between men and women in four dimensions namely Economic Participation and Opportunity Educational Attainment Health and Survival and Political Empowerment. Compared to last year Indian score has come down largely due to Political Empowerment dimension. India s score in this dimension should be one of the highest in the world as India has provided 30 Percent reservation to women at local self-government level and representation of women in the local self-government bodies is more than 30 Percent at present.

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