The power of parity: Advancing women’s equality in India

India has a larger relative economic value at stake from advancing gender equality than any of the ten regions analyzed in a recent McKinsey Global Institute report, The power of parity: How advancing women’s equality can add $12 trillion to global growth.1 If all countries were to match the momentum toward gender parity of the fastest-improving countries in their region, $12 trillion a year could be added to global GDP. What’s more, India could add $700 billion of additional GDP in 2025, upping the country’s annual GDP growth by 1.4 percentage points.

http://www.mckinsey.com/Insights/Growth/The_power_of_parity_Advancing_womens_equality_in_India?cid=mckwomen-eml-alt-mgi-mck-oth-1511

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