12 May, 2021
3 Min Read
It's getting bad to worse for women workers
COVID19 pandemic has destroyed millions of livelihoods and led to a sudden and large increase in poverty and massive disruption of the labour market in India.
Measures that are needed now
The following measures are needed now: expansion of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) and the introduction of an urban employment guarantee targeted to women as soon as the most severe forms of mobility restrictions are lifted.
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