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W20 India

Hon. Prime Minister’s G20 Vision

Narendra Modi W20 India

India’s G-20 presidency will be inclusive, ambitious, decisive, and action-oriented. India will strive to ensure that the G-20 acts as a global “prime mover” to envision new ideas and accelerate collective action over the next one year. 

- Honourable Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi

Areas of Focus

Village women sitting

History of W20

2012

Leaders’ Declaration of Los Cabos

Women’s full economic and social participation

2012
2013

Leaders’ Declaration of San Petersburg

Women’s financial inclusion and education

2013
2014

Brisbane’s G20 Leaders’ Declaration

Bringing more than 100 million women to the workforce

2014
2015

Early Part of the year

creation of Women 20 (W20) as a G20 engagement group to support the promotion of gender-inclusive economic growth

2015
2015

Gülden Türktan of Turkey was elected President/Chair of the W20 and chaired the first summit during Turkey’s G20 Presidency

2015
2025

Reduction of 25% in the gap in the participation rates between men and women of the G20 countries

2025

About

What is W20?

W20 is the official G20 engagement group focused on gender equity.

Its primary objective is to ensure that gender considerations are mainstreamed into G20 discussions and translate into the G20 Leaders’ Declaration as policies and commitments that foster gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.

Awarding women in W20

Dr. Sandhya Purecha, Chair W20 India 2023 during the Post Summit at W20 in Bali, Indonesia

Vision & Mission

Vision:

To create a world of equality & equity where every woman lives with dignity.

Mission:

Remove all barriers to women led development and ensure an enabling environment and ecosystem for women to thrive, transcend and transform their lives as well as others.

Goals

Call to Action

W20 India strategy

Priorities

Women's Entrepreneurship

1

Grassroot Women Leadership

2

Gender equality icon

Bridging the Gender Digital Divide

3

Education & Skill Development

4

Climate Change

5

Team

Chair, W20 India

Dr. Sandhya Purecha
Dr. Sandhya Purecha
Chairperson, Sangeet Natak Akademi
See Bio.

Indian Delegates

Dr. Jyoti Kiran Shukla
Dr. Jyoti Kiran Shukla
5th Rajasthan Finance Commission
See Bio.
Prof. Shamika Ravi
Prof. Shamika Ravi
Economist
See Bio.
Ms. Bharati Ghosh
Ms. Bharati Ghosh
IPS (Retd.)
See Bio.
Ms. Raveena Tandon
Ms. Raveena Tandon
Actor
See Bio.
Ms. Bansuri Swaraj
Ms. Bansuri Swaraj
Advocate, Supreme Court of India
See Bio.

W20 Secretariat, Chief Coordinator

Dharitri Patnaik
Entrepreneur & Philanthropist
See Bio.
W20 Secretariat

W20 Secretariat

The Geostrata
See Details

Secretariat, FICCI Flo

Secretariat, FICCI Flo
Website

Institutional Partner

Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation (Amul)
Website

Task Force

Coming Soon

Knowledge Center

W20 India Plan 2023 - Click here to preview & download

Newsletters

Newsletter January, 2023 - Click here to preview & download

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

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W20 is the official G20 engagement group focused on gender equity. Its primary objective is to ensure that gender considerations are mainstreamed into G20 discussions and translate into the G20 Leaders’ Declaration as policies and commitments that foster gender equality and women’s economic empowerment.

27-28 February 2023, 1st Inception Meet, Aurangabad, Maharashtra
13-14 April 2023, International Meet, Jaipur, Rajasthan
15-16 June 2023, W20 Summit, Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu

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