"Missing" women in Indian Democracy, with Shamika Ravi

Mar 02, 2019, 04:57 AM

The Economist and Director of Research at Brookings India talks about economic growth, factors working against getting more women in Parliament and much more.

Why are 20% of women "missing" from Indian democracy? What happens when there is better representation of women in electorates, Parliament or even boardrooms?  Shamika Ravi, who is an economist and Director of Research at Brookings India, talks to Patrick French about economic growth, investing in human capital, skewed sex ratios, factors working against getting more women in Parliament, why EVMs have made voting more representational and much more.