Source: The post is based on the article “India’s G20 Presidency shifts focus from women’s development to women-led development” published in PIB on 11th September 2023
What is the News?
The G20 New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration 2023 has incorporated the outcomes of the G20 Ministerial Conference for Women Empowerment in Gandhinagar.
The declaration has shifted from just women’s development to women-led development.
What does the G20 New Delhi Declaration say on Women Empowerment?
The G20 New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration focuses on ‘Enhancing Economic and Social Empowerment’, ‘Bridging the Gender Digital Divide’, ‘Driving Gender Inclusive Climate Action’ and ‘Securing Women’s Food Security, Nutrition and Well-Being’.
The declaration has agreed to the creation of a Working Group on the empowerment of women to support the G20 Women’s Ministerial which will convene its first meeting during the Brazilian G20 Presidency.
Significance: This reflects India’s commitment to gender equality and has been made possible through the active involvement of G20 leaders and various countries.