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A Gender Atlas of India is a seminal body of work which comprehensively maps and grades India's performance from 2001 to 2016 on issues of concern for women. Taking into account 8 overall indicators and 28 sub-indicators, it looks at how India is performing on various aspects, including sex ratio, women's education, employment, health, political participation and representation; and prevention of crimes against women. Unlike previous attempts, this book examines the change in India's performance over a 15-year period, compares the situation of women in India to that in its neighborhood and internationally, and rates each Indian state and union territory individually. The findings in this book are both provocative and incentivizing for policymakers—they show that where the central and state governments share concerns India's ...

Kerala
Kerala
Kerala
Current PerformanceRankGrade
13C
IndicatorGrade
Sex RatioC+
Health*B+
LiteracyC
Political Participation and RepresentationD+
Decision-makingC-
Employment**E+
Crimes Against Women***No Grade

Note: Pass grade: C; Result: Pass.

Kerala
Rate of ChangeRankGrade
31Marginal Increase
IndicatorGrade
Sex RatioC+
Health*C-
LiteracyB-
Political Participation and RepresentationB-
Decision-makingNo Change
Employment**E
Crimes Against Women***No Grade

Notes: Pass grade: C; Result: Pass.

* Flipped grading scale: The greater the value the worse the condition.

** Wages gaps use flipped grading scale.

*** Not graded due to unreliable data.

Kerala
Current Performance GradeC
Current Performance Rank13
Rate of Change GradeMarginal Increase
Rate of Change Rank31

Kerala's overall gender record is moderate in comparison to other Indian states. The state ranks at 13 out of 35 and receives a grade of C on its current performance and a marginal increase on its rate of change, because it performs above or at par with Indian and world averages (where available) on 3 out of 6 categories and ...

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