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Mar 08, 2019
Participation of women in India's labour force fell to 26 percent in 2018 from 36.7 percent in 2005, says reportAccording to the Deloitte report titled 'Empowering Women and Girls in India for the Fourth Industrial Revolution', 95 percent or 195 million women are employed in the unorganised sector or are in unpaid work.
Jan 21, 2019
Indian women’s unpaid work amounts to 43 times Apple’s turnover; females hardest hit by rising economic inequality: ReportThe paid work women do bring them less earnings as compared to men due to the existing wage gap and therefore households that rely primarily on female earners tend to be poorer.
Aug 07, 2017
India's gender employment gap will ease if working mothers are provided reliable caregiversMore mothers with young children could opt for paid work if they found reliable alternative caregivers to take care of family-related responsibilities, a survey in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district show
May 04, 2017
Amid NITI Aayog's push for a gender-balanced labour force, rising incomes push women out of workRising income levels and stability in families are disincentivising women from joining the labour force, according to Reassessing Patterns of Female Labor Force Participation in India, a March 2017 report by the World Bank.
Sep 26, 2016
Skill deprivation: Education alone won't guarantee a job, in-demand skills need of hourskill training is gaining momentum is reflected in the growth of the Indian education and skills industry at an average rate of 13 percent over four years.
Dec 30, 2014
Where is the skilled labour? Modi's 'Make in India' campaign is facing a tough timeThe shortage means India could squander the potential demographic dividend of 12 million people joining the labour market a year, just when China's workforce is expected to lose 6 million over the next decade because of its ageing population.