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Q.14:- Why are less women found in regular salaried employment?

 

Answer



Less women found in regular salaried employment because:
1. Female education is not given priority in India hence most women do not have professional skills for regular salaried employment.
2. Family in India discourages female to go out of the house and work.
3. Women work in more vulnerable situations than men and have lower bargaining power and, consequently, are paid lesser than the male workforce.
4. Females have to look after their families and household activities in India.