Why are Indian women leaving the workforce? | Sipping Thoughts
India is among the world’s fastest-growing economies, And although some Indian women actively choose to remain home, others are prevented from joining the workforce due to social and cultural pressures. That we have Anuradha Das Mathur (Founder and Director of The Vedica Scholars – A Programme for Women) with us, we are discussing some of the reasons why women in India’s formal and informal job sectors are removing themselves from the workplace.
What stops women being at work?
1. Lifestyle / Culture
2. Men & Women are treated the same
Women are equal to MEN but not the same and we should stop treating them the same.
2 Pronged Approach
1. Systemic Change
2. Women need to be the change
The way that we train our women needs to change!