India ranks 148 in 2017 UN Women in Politics Map

  • The Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UN Women launched the ‘Women in Politics 2017 Map’ in New York.
  • The Women in Politics 2017 Map is the visual representation of women’s political empowerment in executive government and parliament as on January 1, 2017.
  • As per the Map, India ranked 148 out of 193 UN member nations in representing women in the executive government. The theme for 2017 is 'Women’s Economic Empowerment In The Changing World Of Work'.
  • Top 5 countries with highest women in parliament: Rwanda, Bolivia, Cuba, Iceland and Nicaragua

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