Why India's women labour force participation is low

All Things Policy

07-09-2022 • 19 mins

Despite some recent growth (25.1%), women's labour force participation in India remains quite below the international average of 48%. Sudisha Mishra invites Nitya Maniktala to discuss the reasons behind this problem and what can actually help in the long run.

Further Readings:

Urbanisation, gender, and social change: Why is female labour force participation so low in India?

Behind India’s Lowest Female Labour Force Participation Rates in the World

Improving India's Female Labour Force Participation Rate

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