Why so few women enter the job market in India2 min read 15 Jun 2018, 09:24 AM IST
The force of patriarchy keeps women out of India's job market
New Delhi: With less than a quarter of women of working age in the labour force, India has far fewer women working or available for work compared to any other large economy in the world. Women’s participation in the labour force declined sharply in the country precisely when the country’s economic engine was growing the fastest: between 2004-05 and 2011-12.
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