Indian Women’s Work Participation in Urbanization Process

International Policy Workshop on Rural-Urban Poverty Linkages

Sucharita Sen, Jawaharlal Nehru University, discusses urbanization impact on Indian women’s work participation rate in peri-urban areas, and explains how home-based work has disadvantaged women.

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