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Muslim women in India’s workforce: Where are they?
Indian Muslim women are practically invisible in leadership positions and boardrooms across the country. What needs to change to ensure they get a seat at the table?
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    Indian Muslim women are practically invisible in leadership positions and boardrooms across the country. What needs to change to ensure they get a seat at the table?

    Gender inequality: What really needs to change?
    Policies and programmes must change restrictive gender norms in order to meaningfully impact the lives of women and girls.

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