ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Prospects and Case for Employment of Women in Indian Cities

in Indian Cities Heather Joshi Adult women are becoming an increasing proportion of India's urban population. For this reason alone, as well as likely increases in female participation rates, there is a growing female labour force and a need for accelerated recruitment of women to urban employment Arguments against reserving jobs for men include the increasing burden of urban overhead expenditure if only males are economically active, raising urban family living standards and the encouragement of lower fertility, if women get some of the jobs.

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