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Women On Board

The quota mandated by the Companies Act 2013 has increased representation of women across the industry, but does it indicate any real change?

‘‘The measure of any society is how it treats its women,” Michelle Obama famously said while campaigning for Hillary Clinton in 2016. May be that’s the reason why gender equality is prevalent most in developed economies while crime against women is maximum in conflict economies. Case in point: Afghanistan – where the progress made by women and girls in the past 20 years is clearly in jeopardy.