A stronger representation of women in India’s power structure will greatly boost India’s economic growth, opined Augusto Lopez-Claros, chair of the Global Governance Forum. In a conversation with Times Network CEO and MD MK Anand at the Times Now Summit 2022, Lopez-Claros called for a quota for women in the Parliament which would ensure greater participation of women in the workforce in reverse.
The pivotal role of women in uplifting the economic and social well-being of a country is unmistakable. Taking the theme of ‘India: A Vibrant Democracy. Global Bright Spot’ at the Times Now Summit 2022 further, MK Anand, MD & CEO, Times Network, engaged with economist Augusto Lopez-Claros, Executive Director of the Global Governance Forum where the two discussed at length the tapping of ‘Women Power’ to unleash the true potential of the country.
Anand highlighted, what in his view, was a troubling reality – low participation by women in the workforce. In comparison to the world average, participation of women in sheer quantity and in the number of years is much lesser in India. "How is that it will play out?" he asked.
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