International Women’s Day | Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: Where does India Inc stand on DEI in 2022?
By now, it is well-known that India’s female workforce participation rate (FWPR) remains amongst the lowest globally. In 2019-20, just about 30% of working-age women were in the labour force. Even amongst the highly educated, the workforce participation is low. The FWPR amongst graduates is only 24%, and rises to 38% for postgraduates – implying that nearly 60% of highly educated women are not at work in India.
International Women’s Day: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion – where does India stand on DEI in 2022?