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Along with providing salary to housework (which was recently acknowledged by political parties), there is a need to address the larger issues related to women’s employment. Comment.

Topic: Social empowerment

2. Along with providing salary to housework (which was recently acknowledged by political parties), there is a need to address the larger issues related to women’s employment. Comment.(250 words)

Reference:  Indian Express

Why the question:

The article explains how along with providing salary to housework (which was recently acknowledged by political parties), there is a need to address the larger issues related to women’s employment.

Key Demand of the question:

Discuss the need to address the larger issues related to women’s employment.

Directive:

Comment– here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form an overall opinion thereupon.

Structure of the answer:

Introduction:

Start with what you understand by housework.

Body:

The answer body must have the following aspects covered:

Explain first the factors responsible for sudden recognition of housework; Breaking of the myth that housework is easy, talk about the Added responsibilities in housework etc.

Then discuss the problems associated with women’s employment.

Suggest solutions- need to address the exclusionary and discriminatory tendencies in the labour market.

Conclusion:

Conclude with way forward, suggest solutions.