Decoding women’s labour force participation in 2021-22: What the Periodic Labour Force Survey shows
After recording some improvement in recent years, the growth in female labour force participation rate in India now seems to be stagnating. Among the women who work, the share of those who are self-employed has been increasing in recent years, even as their average earnings, already low, have dwindled further.
Why Focus Must Shift From What Restricts Women’s Employment To What Works For Them
NEW DELHI: As a young PhD student just embarking on research, I was very certain that I wanted to contribute to the field of education economics. …
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Placing Work, Mapping Places — Stories of Raghubir Nagar’s women informal workers
In India’s cheapest second-hand clothes market, women have to reclaim public spaces to assert their right to livelihood constantly
How many women work in India’s factories?
Of the millions of workers who worked in India’s factories in 2019-20, less than a fifth were women. This share has remained largely unchanged for over two decades
A Day In The Life Of Women Garment Workers: Some Lessons For Employers
Bangalore: In 2021, a qualitative study was carried out on women’s career progression, access to healthcare and grievance redressal mechanisms across the textile and apparel industry. …
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How Indian Laws Patronise Working Women, Limit Job Opportunities
New Delhi: Leela had been a binding assistant at the Kerala Books and Publications Society, a state-owned textbook publishing house, for 19 years when she was …
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