News

Date:
27 June 2013
Country:
India
Title:
My home, my industry
Publication:
The Hindu Business Line
Reporter:
Sinha, Shalini.
Description:

The country has countless home-based women workers in activities ranging from carpet weaving, food processing and garment stitching to assembling micro-electronics and automobile parts. In fact, 25 per cent of female urban workers and 12 per cent of all urban workers are home-based. In some industries such as beedi- and agarbatti-rolling, 60-90 per cent is home-based, and largely made up of women.

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