Indian companies often prefer men over women in hiring: World Bank study
A bias towards men over women in the workplace, both in terms of hiring and salaries offered, is seen across blue and while collar jobs in India
Bengaluru: More than a third of all job advertisements in India explicitly specify the preferred gender of the prospective employee, which more often than not is male. Six in every 10 such jobs prefer male candidates, even as women continue to be preferred for low-quality, low-status and low-paid informal jobs, a new World Bank report has found.
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