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Why India’s Most Educated Women Are Leaving Jobs Faster Than Others

Why India’s Most Educated Women Are Leaving Jobs Faster Than Others

  New Delhi/Gurugram: It was while working for a shopping website that Parul A Mittal, 43, discovered her calling as a writer. It was 2008. She had been working for…

Why India’s Hospitality Sector Must Win Over Parents Of The Skilled Women It Needs

Why India’s Hospitality Sector Must Win Over Parents Of The Skilled Women It Needs

Swati Shinde, an assistant food production trainer at the Pace Hospitality Training Centre, teaches a class that at present has no women students. Swati was married soon after she completed…

Housework Keeps India’s Women At Home. Some Women Are Changing That

Housework Keeps India’s Women At Home. Some Women Are Changing That

Women listen to Nikhil Kalelkar, a trainer for two-wheel riders, at Heydeedee, a start-up that describes itself as ‘India’s first all-women instant parcel delivery service’. Next week, they will be…

Women@work: In A Haryana Factory, Tradition Clashes With Aspiration

Women@work: In A Haryana Factory, Tradition Clashes With Aspiration

  Winter brought with it shorter days and the bleak realisation that her brief career was over.   Her village was a couple of kilometres away from the bus stop…

More Indian Women Could Opt For Paid Work, If They Found Reliable Caregivers

More Indian Women Could Opt For Paid Work, If They Found Reliable Caregivers

  More mothers with young children could opt for paid work if they found reliable alternative caregivers to take care of family-related responsibilities, a survey in Rajasthan’s Udaipur district shows.…

Why Indian Workplaces Are Losing Women: Our Nationwide Investigation Begins

Why Indian Workplaces Are Losing Women: Our Nationwide Investigation Begins

  In the first four months of 2017, a nugget of information went by unnoticed: While jobs for men increased by 0.9 million, 2.4 million women fell off the employment…