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Article http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2022.11.020

Exploring Whether Female Economic Participation Rates in India are Correlated with Educational Attainment Using a Capability Approach

Nirui Si

University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, the United Kingdom.

*Corresponding author: Nirui Si

Published: December 27,2022

Abstract

This paper addresses the causes of India's low female labour force participation, how to eliminate discrimination and income disparities, how to encourage more effort and improve promotion methods to promote smart women in leadership and management roles and empowerment, against the backdrop of gender inequality due to India's socio-cultural as well as religious background. The capability approach is used as a tool to analyse the assessment of a person's well-being or quality of life, as well as judgements about equality or justice, or the level of development of a community or country. More importantly, when education is used as a conversion factor, Indian women's participation in the labour market does not increase significantly despite the positive impact of education, and is subject to social norms and a lack of job availability. The article concludes with recommendations on what the Indian government should do to help empower women in India, improve female educational inequality and the labour market participation rate of educated women.

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How to cite this paper

Exploring Whether Female Economic Participation Rates in India are Correlated with Educational Attainment Using a Capability Approach

How to cite this paper: Nirui Si. (2022). Exploring Whether Female Economic Participation Rates in India are Correlated with Educational Attainment Using a Capability Approach. The Educational Review, USA6(11), 776-780.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.26855/er.2022.11.020