Articles by Mitali Nikore
There is a need to revisit the 100% employer-funded model of maternity leave, question whether the country is ready for paternity and gender-neutral parental leaves.
The recent case at St Xavier's University demonstrates that working women need legal protections and functioning institutional mechanisms in place at the workplace. Without this, women may feel discouraged to work.
We found an unusual rise in Workforce Participation Rates among rural women during the pandemic years, which is explained by increases in self-employment. However, we shouldn't be jubilant about this just yet
The key is to ensure that women have space to seek leave but it does not reinforce discrimination against them
Updated on Aug 25, 2020 07:41 PM IST
ByAparajita Bharti and Mitali Nikore