Young women return to labour markets: Economy must meet their aspirations

Labour statistics from CMIE's Consumer Pyramids Household Survey for the period January-April 2019 shows a perceptible increase in the labour force participation rate of women in the age group 20-24 years.  Female labour participation rate in this age group was 13.4 per cent during this period. This is the highest female labour participation rate in this age group since the September-December 2016 survey. We believe that this is a significant development. Female labour participation rates had fallen across age groups after demonetisation in November 2016. The overall ratio.....
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