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Women and child development Annual report 2016-17 Ministry of Women and Child development Government of India In India women and children constitute about. 67.7% of the India:s population, as per 2011 Census. The ministry of women and children has

BY: Manoj Kumar
Original Source / Author: Ministry of Women and Child Developmet 14 Nov, 2017

 

Women and child development

Annual report 2016-17

Ministry of Women and Child development

Government of India

 

 

In India women and children constitute about. 67.7% of the India:s population, as per 2011 Census. The ministry of women and children has launched several programmes to promote social and economic empowerment of women as well as to ensure development, care and protection of children.  This annual report of the ministry reflects on the paradigm shift in the government policy from women development to women empowerment. It provides   comprehensive information about the existing as well as incoming programmes for the empowerment of women and development children and achievement made in this direction in 2016-17.

 

The women has got support in following areas

 

i) Poverty alleviation economic empowerment,

ii) Health and nutrition,

iii) Gender budgeting & gender mainstreaming,

iv) Gender rights, gender based violence and Law enforcement,

v) Empowerment of vulnerable and marginalized groups,

vi) Social empowerment & education,

vii) Media & advocacy and

viii) Information technology

 

Improvement of the capacity of women in these areas not only ensures development of women but also increase in their resilience during disaster.  The report  shows the progress made  in the direction of development and protection  of child.

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