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G20 Labour And Employment Ministers Meeting

G20 Labour And Employment Ministers Meeting:

The Union Minister for Labour and Employment has said that India is making collective efforts to reduce gender gaps in labour force participation.

  • He was delivering the Ministerial Address on Declaration and Employment Working Group Priorities at G20 Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting.

Issues Discussed:

  • The Employment Working Group deliberated upon key issues, including women employment, social security and remote working.
  • In 2014, G20 Leaders pledged in Brisbane to reduce the gap in labour force participation rates between men and women by 25% by 2025, with the aim of bringing 100 million women into the labour market, increasing global and inclusive growth, and reducing poverty and inequality.