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An interactive session on Gender Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

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1st October, 2020

In line with our commitment to advance gender equality and inclusion, DMEO, NITI Aayog organised a session on Gender Equality, Diversity & Inclusion on Thursday, 1st Oct. The session, conducted by Ms Aparna Mittal, leading equality and inclusion advisor, and Founder of Samāna Centre for Gender, Policy and Law, was attended by senior officials of DMEO and NITI Aayog.

In a highly engaging and interactive session, she discussed the importance of diversity and inclusion, conducted group exercises to help the audience understand prevalent gender stereotypes, explore underlying unconscious biases, and contextualise the same in the backdrop of the multi thematic work being done at the NITI Aayog. To conclude she discussed practical steps each person could take to practice gender equality and diversity and inclusion, and the participants took the #SamānaPledge to work towards building a  more equal and equitable world.