According to “India is Great For Women Entrepreneurs, Bad For Women. How Is This Possible?,” Amit Midha, Dell’s Chairman For Global Emerging Markets says:
“We have found the ideal country for a woman starting a business in 2012 could well be India.”
How can this be?
An analysis of the countries where women are rising the fastest shows India as “South Asia’s bright spot for female entrepreneurs” and Indian business hub Silicon India highlights women entrepreneurs who have been successful in India: “10 Most Powerful Indian women entrepreneurs.”
Yet a poll conducted by Thomas Reuters TrustLaw shows that India is the worst G20 country (refer to right chart) to be a woman. There seems to be a big disconnect here.
Read the entire article here.
WEGG has a lot of women readers from India. Do you agree or disagree? What’s the reason for the disconnect? We welcome hearing from you.
Illustration credits: G20 Women – TrustLaw
Posted by: Laurel Delaney