G-20 launches W-20 grouping for gender to complete economic growth [ Current Affairs ]


{G - 20} a group of twenty, one of the world’s largest frugalities including the {W - 20} Women - 20, launched by India is an arranged grouping of women leaders in order to complete gender inclusive global economic growth. G - 20 was launched during the conference between Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors in Ankara ruled by Turkish presidency.

  • The W - 20 took 20 women leaders from G - 20 nations.
  • They promote gender inclusiveness in economic growth by shaping women empowerment.
  • It hosts its first conference in October 2015 in Istanbul after receiving all the respective nominees from all fellow countries.
  • Gulden Turkn from Turkey has been appointed as the first President in {W - 20} conference.
  • G20 is the pioneer forum for global economic and commercial collaboration.
  • After 1997 Asian financial crisis, in 1999 it was established.
  • It signifies world’s major advanced and developing economies bringing 20 countries all together representing around 85 per cent of global Gross Domestic Product.
  • Role of the G20 is it switches yearly among its members.
  • Members include Brazil, China, Russia, India, South Africa, Australia, Argentina, Canada, France, Indonesia, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Japan, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, South Korea, United Kingdom (UK), United States (US) and European Union (EU).

- Published on: September 10, 2015