Topic: Women's employment
India’s salaried class shrank by 2.7 percentage points during pandemic, govt’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) shows. But data for religious minorities, women is even bleaker.
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Women’s literacy, higher education are lowest among Muslims, who are among poorest groups. Figure for those working or willing to work likely to be even lower than 20% for all women.
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While the bulk of the trade between India and Australia is so far in the energy sector, the FTA is expected to broaden this to include other goods and services.
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