The brief highlights the a framework called “Gender-360″ to address the factors preventing the achievement of gender equality in India. The Framework emphasizes the need for a comprehensive and coordinated approach to bring about real change in the lives of women.
It outlines a 12-point action plan for the government and corporates to work together to advance women in India. These actions include reforming school education, attracting more women to professional colleges, increasing women’s representation in leadership positions and Parliament, creating women-friendly workplaces, addressing maternity leave policies, facilitating women’s re-entry into the workforce, ensuring gender pay equality, providing training for leadership and life skills, promoting quality childcare, supporting female entrepreneurs, developing technology products for women, and influencing mindsets through media and social media.
The author argues that responsibility for achieving these targets lies with various stakeholders in the working women’s ecosystem, including educational institutions, families, employers, the government, and other career enablers.