ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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What Do the Numbers Say?

Gender and Indian Literary Awards

The distribution of Sahitya Akademi awards shows the fairly predictable pattern of gender gaps. Starting from 1955, and across two dozen languages, less than one-tenth of all awards have gone to women. However, since the 1990s, there has been an overall increase in the awards given to women writers.



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Updated On : 25th Jun, 2018

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