This study examines India’s low and declining rates of female participation in the labour force, in the context of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) 4 and 8. Undertake this analysis by looking at who has been left behind, synergies and trade-offs between SDGs, and global systemic concerns affecting the implementation of the SDGs.
It is broadly recognized that the impacts of climate change will have disproportionate impacts on some members of communities and societies, and gender is one factor that inﬂuences vulnerability to climate change. As countries advance their NAP processes, the integration of gender considerations becomes increasingly important.
Gender analysis along the agricultural value chain enhances our understanding about the roles performed by men and women in the value chain and in forward and backward linkages, their access to productive resources, opportunities available for valueaddition and benefit sharing, both as individuals and group enterprises.
Rural women face many obstacles that thwart their well-being. Policies that seek to empower them, for example, by improving livelihood opportunities, often do not translate into improvements in other areas, notably in their nutritional status.