The lack of women in positions of power
All Indians MatterDecember 08, 2020
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The lack of women in positions of power

Ashraf EngineerAshraf EngineerHost

In India, and across South Asia, the representation of women in positions of power is appallingly low. In a 2017 study, India ranked 149th in a list of 193 countries in terms of women’s representation in the lower House of Parliament. It trailed countries like Rwanda, Burundi, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Bangladesh. 

In this conversation with , , a Lahore-based legal expert with several years of experience with law and policy institutions across South Asia, says a seat at the table must be accompanied by a real say in decision-making and a change in societal mindsets. Without that, nothing will change on the ground.All Indians MatterNaima Ahmed