Roy Gilbert

How women entrepreneurs are changing Indian society

In India, the proportion of women in paid work is among the lowest in the world, at just over 23% – a figure which contrasts sharply with the corresponding rate of over 78% for men. Opportunities for women to enter employment in the country are limited by a range of factors. These include a dominant tradition of female domestic responsibility, and a prevailing social patriarchy . Deeply entrenched cultural expectations mean that women are more likely to stay at home. And when they do […]

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