The 217 million missing women in India’s workforce2 min read . Updated: 16 Sep 2015, 02:45 AM IST
At 53 percentage points, India has one of the worst gender gaps in the world when it comes to labour force participation, World Bank data shows
If the workforce participation rate for women in India was the same as for men, roughly 217 million women would join the labour force. The under-representation of women in India’s labour force has been a chronic problem.
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