How better roads boost women's employment1 min read . Updated: 18 Sep 2019, 03:34 PM IST
Improved rural connectivity and transport infrastructure can help boost India’s declining female labour force participation, suggests new research
India’s female labour force participation has always been among the worst in the world and hit a new low of 23.3% in 2017-18. Previous studies have highlighted several factors such as education, culture and labour policy contribute to this low participation rate and a new study has added another factor: weak transport infrastructure.
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