Women's Work in the Post Reform Period: An Exploration of Macro Data
AbstractDevelopment within the framework of economic reforms is often equated to growth rates which are highlighted as the only solution to all problems – be it poverty, unemployment or inequalities based on gender, class and caste. Higher economic growth, apart from having its trickle down effect, is expected to bring in synergies that would finally shake the earlier structures and relationships. Accordingly, it is assumed that a simple correlation exist between women’s work and women’s status. [Occasional Paper No. 52]
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