Author(s): Mohit Goel
India has witnessed many social changes post-independence. Today, women have come out of their homes and established an identity of their own in different areas of work. Despite this, India’s Labour Force Participation Rate for Women is falling every year owing to cultural restrictions, family responsibility, gender discrimination, quantum of payment, safety at work place, working hours and conditions of employment, etc. which is leading to less participation of women, in the employment data. For an inclusive growth of women in India, there is a need to look into urban planning and governance issues related to Employment Policies at the state and central level for the urban unemployed.