Female Literacy News
Unsafe in border districts, sexually harassed and discriminated elsewhere, status of Indian women remain dismal, claims RSS report
According to a report on the status of Indian women, published by an NGO associated with the RSS, there’s a glaring disparity in wages between male and female workers in India with the unemployment rate higher among women between 18 and 30 years
India's female literacy has gone up but still 22 percentage points behind world average; education among young women rising
Apart from the low female literacy, there is also a wide gender disparity in India’s performance on literacy with a difference of around 20 percentage points between male and female literacy rates.
South India vs North India in battle for Central funds: How Finance Commission's changing norms impact funding
The friction between the BJP-led NDA government and the southern states seems to be becoming heated with the state leaders crying afoul over the Union government's recommendation to the 15th Finance Commission
12 years of Shivraj Singh Chauhan: Large income growth, but infant mortality highest in Madhya Pradesh
As Shivraj Singh Chauhan completed 12 years as CM of Madhya Pradesh on 28 November, 2017, an IndiaSpend analysis of health, income and education data from these 12 years shows that the country’s sixth most populous state–with 72.6 million people–has made progress, but it is still one of the worst performing Indian states.
The five states with the largest proportion of literate women–Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Maharashtra–account for 53% (4.3 million) of all business establishments owned by women.
Women saved the day for India at Rio, but data reveals that Indian women are routinely denied opportunities at education, work and even being born