11-Nov-2011

Gender Inequality Lower In Pakistan

Compared to India.  Link.
What is most surprising is that as regards the gender inequality index — which is a composite measure reflecting inequality in achievements between men and women in three dimensions, namely reproductive health, empowerment and labour markets — India turns out to be the worst with an index of 0.617 (higher the ratio, higher is the inequality). This compares unfavourably with Pakistan (0.573), Bangladesh (0.550), Nepal (0.558) Sri Lanka (0.419) and China (0.209).
But the BJP supporters some people keep pointing out how women are ill-treated by ...er..hrrmph....

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