Women Issues

National Commission of Women (NCW) – UPSC GS1

Critically comment on the composition, objectives and functioning of the National Commission for Women (NCW). (200 Words) The national commission for women consists of: a chairperson, five members and a member secretary. While qualifications have been mentioned for the members and the member secretary, no such guidelines have been provided for the chairperson. This has …

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Gender Disparity Index – UPSC GS1

The index measures the legal barriers women face when it comes to exercising the same economic freedom available to men in their countries.   There are five components to the index of gender disparity. These include: Freedom of movement. Property rights. Financial rights. Freedom to work. Legal status.