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Date:
26 December 2016
Country:
India
Title:
Women’s labour in India is often not recorded as work, says founder of one of the world’s largest trade unions
Publication:
Quartz India
Reporter:
Tandon, Suneera.
Description:

India’s female labour force participation rate is just 27%, one of the lowest in the world. The dismal number is the result of persistent gender inequality, as well as a lack of technical skills and jobs for women. And that’s why, 83-year-old Ela Bhatt has dedicated her life to fighting for change.

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