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Gender Inequality Index (GII), 2022

Gender Inequality Index (GII), 2022:

The Gender Inequality Index (GII), 2022 has been released by UNDP in their Human Development Report 2023-24.

  • In GII, India stands at rank 108th out of 193 countries, with a score of 0.437.
  • Gender Inequality Index is a composite metric of gender inequality using three dimensions: reproductive health, empowerment and the labour market.
  • It reflects the gap in human development potential due to inequality between female and male achievements in these areas.
  • GII values range from 0 (equality) to 1 (extreme inequality).
  • A low GII value indicates low inequality between women and men, and vice-versa.