Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

-Mahak Agarwal |

Diversity in the Boardroom, specifically gender diversity is in the limelight owing to the general awareness for breaking gender stereotypes and adopting a gender neutral board structure. While the Companies Act, 2013 and SEBI LODR Regulations have already taken their first steps towards implementing the same, considering the progress in global perspective, India still has a long way to go in increasing women participation in corporate boards  . This article discusses the concept of Board diversity, specifically  gender diversity,  and the ways in which Indian corporate laws could take their next step in achieving a gender-diversified Board.

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