Indian Women, Inordinately Burdened By HouseWork, Pay The Motherhood Penalty

Delhi/Gurgaon: Underneath two gigantic chandeliers in the conference room of a posh Gurgaon hotel, 2...

As Indian Women Leave Jobs, Single Women Keep Working. Here’s Why

New Delhi: For as long as she can remember, Kolkata-based Ruchhita Kazaria, 36 and never married, ha...

How Scooters Are Helping Haryana’s Women Get To Work

Madhuban and Sonepat (Haryana): It’s training day at the Haryana Police Academy in Madhuban, where...

‘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 ...

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 ...

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

Gaya (Bihar): Amola Devi had never been to school, had never seen the inside of a bank and is a musa...

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 ...

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 account and post office savings schemes.   Bhuira, Himachal Pradesh: No jam was being made that morning at the Bhuira Jam Factory in this remote … Continued

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 12 years, was at middle management level at her company and no reason to quit.   Except her younger daughter had just begun showing signs … Continued

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 grade VIII but she was soon back home with a newborn son and hasn’t looked back. Today she earns enough for her mother to lead … Continued