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How India could speed up the financial inclusion of women

Relevant data analysis and an outreach by women business correspondents can close our gender gap

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Over the past year, the covid-19 pandemic has thrown existing inequalities into sharp focus. While the nations attention has been drawn to the plight of migrant workers and farmers, the worsening gender gap has not received similar attention. Analysis of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economys Consumer Pyramids Household Survey data by researchers at Azim Premji University showed that women were seven times more likely to lose their jobs during last years lockdown, and 11 times more likely to…

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