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How Scooters Are Helping Haryana’s Women Get To Work

How Scooters Are Helping Haryana’s Women Get To Work

At the Haryana police academy in Madhuban, most women trainee constables depend on their husbands to take them everywhere, even to work. Head Constable Pinky, part of an effort to…

‘Safe Daycare For Children & Safe Public Transport Will Increase Women’s Socio-Economic Involvement’

‘Safe Daycare For Children & Safe Public Transport Will Increase Women’s Socio-Economic Involvement’

  New Delhi: Women in urban India turn down better employment opportunities further away from home in favour of lower-paid local opportunities as the public transport system is often unreliable…

On Delhi’s Ragged Edges, Women Bear Highest Cost Of Scant Transport

On Delhi’s Ragged Edges, Women Bear Highest Cost Of Scant Transport

Momeena (centre) is blind in one eye. She takes a shared rickshaw to work at a factory cutting loose threads from purses eight hours a day, six days a week…

3 In 4 Indian Women Don’t Work. Can Skilling And Guaranteed Jobs Change That?

3 In 4 Indian Women Don’t Work. Can Skilling And Guaranteed Jobs Change That?

Female garment workers at an assembly line at a factory in Bengaluru. The garment industry may hold the potential to unlock female labour supply in India as it creates 8.2…

Bihar’s Poorest Women Are Changing Their Lives, With A Little Help

Bihar’s Poorest Women Are Changing Their Lives, With A Little Help

The illiterate widow of a rickshaw puller, musahar–traditional rat-catchers, considered low caste even among Dalits–Amola Devi last year managed financial transactions of Rs 1 crore. The key to her transformation…

Judge To Worker: The Spread Of Sexual Harassment In India

Judge To Worker: The Spread Of Sexual Harassment In India

  It’s invariably a rough crowd at the Traffic Court–not fun to deal with for any magistrate, male or female. Lawyers cussing over minor traffic fines is all in a…

Why Himachali Women Work: A Jam Factory May Have Answers

Why Himachali Women Work: A Jam Factory May Have Answers

The all-women team at the Bhuira Jam Factory in Sirmaur district, Himachal Pradesh. Having a job has meant empowerment in tangible ways. Everyone, even the temporary employees, has a bank…

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