The secured and safest state for a woman in India is Goa, which is closely followed by Kerala, Sikkim Mizoram, and Manipur. States where girls and women are the most exposed and vulnerable are Bihar, UP, Jharkhand, and, perhaps not so unpredictably, Delhi. The survey of the first-ever (GVI) gender vulnerability index are anticipated to help recognize the problems and challenges women face particularly related to these four parameters — health, education, poverty and security against violent behavior — and help out policy makers mark out these as the primary priorities.
The report was created by Plan India and unconfined by the child and women growth bureau few days back. The index has placed Goa on top of the list with a GVI of 0.656, more than the nationalized average of 0.5324. The index scores are usually on a scale from 0 to 1. The closer to the score would be one, the enhanced performance. Goa in addition ranks top in defense, stands fifth in learning and education, sixth in healthiness and survival, and eighth in deficiency and poverty; Whereas Kerala scores second, with a GVI of 0.654, mainly for its accomplishments in the area of wellbeing.
At the base of the table is in the state of Bihar, with a GVI of 0.420, girls and women as the most defenseless, less healthy and inferior amongst the major 30 states. Education is also scored among the lowest, and defense is unacceptable; 38% of women got married before the permissible age whereas 12.5% aged 16-18, when reviewed, were either already pregnant or mothers.
Delhi ranks at 28 in the score, with a GVI score of 0.456, which was pulled down by its deprived track record in learning and defense, with the previous ranked were bad. Jharkhand scores ahead of Delhi and ranks at 27 and Uttar Pradesh ranks at 29 with GVIs of 0.440 and 0.444 correspondingly. The study’s dataset was completely based on 175 indicators on which information is accessible transversely all states, including Census in the year 2011.