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Can you afford to retire?

Inflation and rising rates mean many future retirees could earn less than they had thought

Can you afford to retire? The answer is much more likely to be no today than it was a year ago(The Economist)
Published on Aug 06, 2023 01:18 AM IST
The Economist

Working-age women engaged in full-time domestic duties, says PLFS 2021-22

This article is authored by Bidisha Mondal, Research fellow, IWWAGE-Lead.

Working women (Representative)(Shutterstock)
Published on Jul 27, 2023 11:33 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Number Theory: Women in the workforce and the underlying stress

A big gender gap in labour force participation rates (LFPR) – the share of population working or looking for a job – has been the cause of major concern in India.

A view of Gandhinagar station, India’s only interstate train station run entirely by women.
Updated on Mar 15, 2023 09:53 AM IST
ByRahul Menon and Paaritosh Nath, New Delhi

India’s new agenda for social justice

Social justice is the bedrock of the International Labour Organization, (ILO) which was founded on the premise that “universal and lasting peace can be established only if it is established on social justice.”

Employer and business member organisations in India have been at the forefront of supporting the private sector.
Published on Feb 20, 2023 11:30 AM IST
ByHindustan Times

Kerala draft rules on labour codes: Does it liberalise women's economic opportunities?

The article has been authored by Anu Maria Francis, research associate, Centre for Public Policy Research

According to the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) data in 2018-19, the labour force participation of women in Kerala was 28.3% compared to 69.8% of men. The gender gap in labour force participation has been more evident in the secondary sector.((Pic for representation))
Updated on Jul 25, 2022 12:57 PM IST
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