A big gender gap in labour force participation rates has been the cause of major concern in India.
Rahul Menon, Associate Professor, Jindal School of Government and Public Policy, O.P. Jindal Global University, Sonipat, Haryana, India.
Paaritosh Nath, School of Policy & Governance, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru, Karnataka.
A big gender gap in labour force participation rates (LFPR) – the share of population working or looking for a job – has been the cause of major concern in India. However, the recently released Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) for 2021-22 shows that LFPR for women has been consistently increasing since 2017-18.
Published in: Hindustan Times
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