- Low female employment in a period of high growth: Insights from a primary survey in Uttar Pradesh & Gujaratpdf - 3.9 MB
The sharp decline in female employment has raised concerns among policy-makers regarding gender equality, women's empowerment, and their livelihood strategies. Women's employment is a critical factor in their economic empowerment and their overall status in society. This study has been undertaken as a response to the growing concern over declining female employment in India, with the objective of understanding some of the reasons behind this phenomenon. The study revolves around determinants behind declining female employment, and also focuses on problems and constraints, which women face related to their participation in the labour market.