14 Jul, 2022
23 Min Read
|GS-II||GENDER GAP INDEX 2022||Important reports|
|MEDIATION BILL||Indian Polity|
|PT Pointer||APPROVED FUEL FOR NCR: CAQM||Government policies and interventions|
Despite an improvement of five places since last year in areas of economic participation and opportunity, India ranked 135 among a total of 146 countries in the Global Gender Gap Index 2022, which is released by the World Economic Forum. In 2021 India’s rank was 140 among the 156 countries.
India ranks poorly among its neighbours and is behind Bangladesh (71), Nepal (96), Sri Lanka (110), Maldives (117), and Bhutan (126), only the performance of Iran (143), Pakistan (145) and Afghanistan (146) are much worse than India’s.
Economic participation and opportunity
Health and Survival Index
About Global Gender Gap Report
It was published first time in 2006 by the World Economic Forum.
In 2022 it benchmarks 146 countries on their progress toward gender parity in four dimensions:
In the index, the highest possible score is 1 and the lowest possible score is 0.
The main objective is to track and locate the progress on relative gaps between women and men in four key dimensions.
About World Economic Forum
The various reports published by WEF are:
Source: The Hindu
The parliament's standing committee on law and justice has recommended substantial change to the Mediation Bill.
The bill focuses on strengthening the institutionalization of mediation and the establishment of the Mediation Council of India.
The main provisions of the bill
Qualification of Members
Proper legislation shaped after discussion with the stakeholder will strengthen the bill and will help in providing a faster and cost-effective resolution to the needy one.
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Different modes of Alternative Dispute Resolution
Source: The Hindu
Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) has directed National Capital Region (NCR) states to adopt a standard list of approved fuels to reduce air pollution.
Source: The Hindu
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