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Meeting Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83798093546
A two half-day online Gender Equity training for women members of the IGP will be held on 1 & 8 Nov. 2020. The political system of India does not encourage women into politics. In 2018, 11.8% of parliamentarians were women in India. Women’s representation in India has continually lagged behind. The goal of the Gender Equity training is to increase common understanding of the issues women face in India which is ranked 95 of the 129 countries on the United Nations Gender Index.
The IGP has comprehensive sets of policies for supporting women within the party including a set quota of 50% women on their national executive through to village level and a rotation of male, female, and other top office bearers like the President. Presently, the party has a male President, however, in 2021 the President will be other than a male.
to bring together key women in IGP from all states having ad-hoc committees or elected bodies; to meet and; get to know one another.
Identify as a group key goal for the IGP Women’s Network to address at the state level.
Identify mechanisms and processes for the women’s network to succeed in the next one-two years so as women’s groups are in every state, town, a village where IGP has elected and ad-hoc committees.
Design a road map for the IGP women’s group for the next one year including 50% of party membership to be female and holding the key positions in the party structure to stand apart from the conventional parties. to educate them on key issues relating to gender equity.
Encourage all in the party to adopt Gender Equity measures and to agree to its implementation to the state level.
to promote young women’s participation in green politics
to recruit new members into IGP and expand membership