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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 ...

Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu and kashmir
Jammu and Kashmir Current PerformanceRankGrade
Sex RatioC-
Political Participation and RepresentationD+
Crimes Against Women***No Grade

Note: Pass grade: C; Result: Fail.

Jammu and Kashmir Rate of ChangeRankGrade
Sex RatioMarginal Decrease
Political Participation and RepresentationB
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.

Jammu and Kashmir
Current Performance GradeD+
Current Performance Rank28
Rate of Change GradeB-
Rate of Change Rank3

Jammu and Kashmir's overall gender record is poor in comparison to other Indian states, despite seeing significant positive changes over recent years. The state ranks at 28 out of 35 and receives a grade of D+ on its current performance and a B- on its rate of change, because it ...

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