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Women's Access to Livelihoods
Women's access to livelihoods
Labour Force Participation and Work Participation of Women

Work participation ratio gives the number of females working per thousand females in the population. Labour force participation on the other hand consists of those who are working and those who are unemployed, but are seeking work and are willing to work. Labour force excludes person who are not willing to work and not seeking work. As per the development theory, as the country develops and female education improves, the labour force participation of women increases. It also helps relevant human resource availability for development. People shift from low-paid jobs in agriculture to high-paid jobs in non-agricultural sectors. The shift also helps to improve the labour productivity of those left behind ...

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