Tag: International Labour Organisation

  • The myth surrounding the urban Indian woman

    The myth surrounding the urban Indian woman

    By Kritika Shah, Much frenzy has been created around India’s declining female labour force. In 2017, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) estimated this at 27.2 per cent, lower than its neighbours, including Bangladesh and Nepal. However, contrasting low unemployment rates suggest that structure-agency issues are confining female employment and, subsequently, the Indian economy. It has…