REPORT OF THE STEERING COMMITTEE ON WOMEN’s AGENCY AND CHILD RIGHTS FOR THE TWELFTH FIVE YEAR PLAN


  
Abstract

  Recognising that inclusive growth begins with children and women, the Planning Commission constituted a Steering Committee on ‘Women’s Agency and Child Rights’ under the Chairpersonship of Dr. Syeda Hameed, Member, Planning Commission. This report highlights that the fulfillment of the civil, social, economic and political rights of women and children’s right to survival, development, protection and participation is a critical development imperative that provides the very foundation for faster, more inclusive and sustainable growth. Women are recognized as equal partners in social, economic, development and political processes and as prime movers of social change and agents of economic change. 

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Author

Planning Commission

Country

INDIA

Contact Details

Government of India

Year Of Publication

2011