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Female labour force participation in India falls to 26% in 2018 from 36.7% in 2005

Updated : March 08, 2019 12:38 PM IST

According to the Deloitte report titled Empowering Women & Girls in India for the Fourth Industrial Revolution, 95 per cent or 195 million women are employed in the unorganised sector or are in unpaid work.
As per the report, the education ecosystem needs to go through a set of system strengthening initiatives, including the introduction of digital and STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) education in schools, which in turn will introduce girls to various career choices.
Female labour force participation in India falls to 26% in 2018 from 36.7% in 2005

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