Low Female Labour Force Participation Rate in India

GS Paper 3  Syllabus: Indian Economy/ Labour Issues   Source: IE  Context: India faces significant challenges related to female labour force participation rates (LFPR), particularly in rural areas, as highlighted by the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data    What are Female Labour Force Participation Rates (LFPR)? The Female Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR) measures …

Insufficient Representation of Women in India’s Workforce

GS Paper 1  Syllabus: Role of women   Source: BBC  Context: India surpassed China as the world’s most populous country, which led analysts to highlight the potential benefits of India’s demographic dividend. A major obstacle to realising this potential: Insufficient representation of women in India’s workforce. Significance of more women in the workforce: India could …