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14 kilograms of charas(cannabis) and three LSD (Lysergic acid Diethylamide) blot papers that were supposed to be supplied to the party circuit of students in and around the DU’s North Campus and other similar locations for New Year celebrations. Nandini Salokhe (51kg) and Pooja Devi (67kg) failed to make it to the medal round. 2017 3:58 pm Mushfiqur Rahim feels that players replacing Shakib have a great opportunity against South Africa. says a 2015 report by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP),Women’s Voices Employment and Entrepreneurship in India “More girls are being educated than boys” said Pronab Sen country head for the International Growth Centre’s (IGC) India Central Programme and the country’s first chief statistician “You have to ask ‘where are they going and what are they doing’” Why should we care If women participated in the economy at par with men India could increase GDP by up to 60% or $29 trillion by 2025 according to a 2015studyby the McKinsey Global Institute a think tank At present women contribute a mere 17% to the country’s GDP well below the global average of 37% Economy improving enrolment rising — but women dropping off labour force Source: World Bank Labour Bureau- Employment Unemployment Survey All India Survey on Higher Education Women’s earnings are also linked to their personal well-being Quite simply a woman who brings money into the house is likely to have greater clout and status in that family Improved labour market prospects for daughters and daughters-in-law could lead to greater investment in their education and health But perhaps most important it matters because womenwantpaid jobs The 2011 National Sample Survey found that over a third of women in urban India and half in rural areas who engage mainly in housework want a paying job So if women want jobs why are they quitting What’s holding them back The power of choice the shame of a working wife: Complex reasons Ongoing research andIndiaSpend’s own on-the-ground reporting suggests a complex web of constraints that keep women away from the workplace Chief amongst these is the issue of women’s agency A man is expected to have a paid job When he seeks one he needs nobody’s permission Girls and women on the other hand almost without exception must have the permission of their fathers brothers husbands and in some cases even village panchayats in order to work or even learn skills that will make them employable In Haryana’s Jhajjar district Jyoti Kadian currently employed in a steel factory will be getting married in November to a navy man who has told her he has no objections to her working —but only in a government job “I’m trying to get one but it’s not easy” said Kadian conscious that time is running out In Mumbai Naseema Sheikh the daughter of a plumber joined a four-month beauty training course after completing Class 12in school When she received a job offer from a beauty salon her brother said there was no need for her to work “He says ‘I am providing for you so what need is there for you to go so far to work’” she said Employees take their lunch break inside a textile mill Photo for representation only Image via Reuters In an Aurangabad slum a truck driver tells me why he refused permission to let his 19-year-old daughter work in a restaurant after she completed a two-month hospitality course with Pratham Institute “Next thing you know she will be running off to have a love marriage and I will not be able to show my face anywhere” he said In the small one-room house where he lives with five daughters and a son his wife said not a word Asked what she felt about a working daughter she shrugged her shoulders and then got up to make tea When her husband got transferred to Mizoram patent attorney Priyadarshini Gauri found herself without a job after working for nine years “I would have liked some remote working opportunities in my field but there were none” she said While she waits for his three-year posting to end she has had a baby enrolled in a Master’s in history and is learning to play the guitar “I miss those good old days when you know you’ve done terrific work” she said in an email interview “Being employed gives you a validation that no amount of ‘home-making’ can” Patriarchy cultural and social attitudes exist all over India But in many states in the north there’s a feeling of ‘shame’ if a man’s wife works said Pronab Sen Unsurprisingly Bihar Haryana Jammu and Kashmir and Punjab report the lowest rates of female labour force participation whereas hill states such as Sikkim and Himachal Pradesh where men have historically migrated out for work leaving women in charge of village economies female labour force participation or FLFP to use a brief acronym for a distressing trend is high Family and responsibility for household work are other serious constraints Women either don’t accept jobs or quit because of ‘family reasons’ found a 2016studyof young single women by Evidence for Policy Design a team of Harvard faculty researchers from the Harvard Kennedy School A nurse tends to a patient Photo for representation only Image via Reuters ‘In the end it’s difficult to find a job if you can’t leave home alone’ Social norms about appropriate behaviour for women and the enforcement of these norms by parents in-laws and husbands dictates their ability to seek employment The 2011 Indian Human Development Survey finds that a sizeable number of women need to take permission from a family member to even go to the market or health centre said Rohini Pande of Harvard Kennedy School “In the end it’s pretty difficult to look for a job if you can’t leave the house alone” she said Even when women are ‘allowed’ to work there are conditions that must be met Is the job close to home Are there fixed working hours that will allow her to be back in time to cook the dinner and put the kids to bed Is safe and inexpensive public transportation available Safety is emerging as a key concern said Farzana Afridi associate professor with the Indian Statistical Institute Public spaces are dominated by men Moreover there’s a dire shortage of infrastructure that would enable women’s participation in the workplace — hostels for working women and crèches for their children for instance “Managements will often tell you how women make for very reliable employees with low absenteeism and attrition rates” said Afridi “But not many are prepared to provide the infrastructure that would enable their fuller participation” Medha Uniyal programme director of the Pratham Institute was more blunt: “When you have women on the payroll you are legally required to provide facilities like a crèche So a lot of employers have a clear mandate of not hiring women” The role of companies in nurturing gender diversity certainly calls for scrutiny After women manage to convince their families to allow them work they often encounter yet another hurdle: companies that don’t want to hire them “There is a clear case of discrimination by companies that give women a raw deal” said CMIE’s Mahesh Vyas Finally women themselves seem inclined to choose trades that are traditionally ‘women oriented’: beauty and healthcare for instance “Social norms and a lack of information often limit women’s opportunities to so-called “traditional” jobs closely linked to typical ideas of what women can and cannot do” said Clement Chauvet chief of skills and business development UNDP Sectors with fastest growth most jobs are dominated by men Unfortunately sectors with the fastest growth and maximum hiring — telecom banking and the core sectors — are dominated by men In telecom 8384% of all employees are men; 7879% in banking financial services and insurance and 7475% in core sectors like oil and gas power steel and minerals according to theIndia Skills Report 2017 Women themselves show a clear preference for trades that are traditionally ‘women oriented’: beauty and healthcare for instance said Clement Chauvet UNDP’s chief of skills and development An obvious solution is skilling The prime minister’sSkill India Missionis targeted to train over 400 million people by 2022 But there’s a mismatch between vocational skills programmes aspiration and the job market “It’s important that we make sure we skill young people to meet what industry demands” said Chauvet Moreover existing skilling programmes are simply too small to count said IGC’s Sen The bulk of skilling programmes take place as apprenticeships withustadsor in small-scale industries that are male dominated and where fathers and husbands do not like sending their girls and wives Another solution would be to make it incumbent upon companies to disclose gender diversity in hiring employees “I’m not suggesting there should be reservation But companies that function on shareholder money and bank loans should be made to disclose the gender breakup of their employees” said Vyas All women work Much of it — fetching firewood and water cooking and cleaning taking care of children and the elderly in India — is unpaid and unrecognised Very often women seek employment when there is poverty and they must contribute to the household income just to survive But when household incomes increase they might consider the option of quitting paid work Typically when economies expand and the services sector grows they get back into the workforce This upswing of what economists call the ‘U-curve’ hasn’t happened yet When it will — or even if — is the big question This is the first ina series of stories that will investigate over the next few months why Indian women are dropping out of the workplace (Bhandareis a Delhi-based journalist who writes frequently on gender issues confronting India) Indiaspendorgis a data-driven public-interest journalism non-profit initiative scrutinising for veracity and context statements made by individuals and organisations in public life It might not seem like it at first glance. 2016, the candidate put forth by the EPS-OPS camp. 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