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The stigma around women's work

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Payal's op-ed on women's work was published in the Indian Express today.  She uses SARI data to explore social disapproval of women working outside the home, and how patriarchal attitudes contribute to India's low female labor participation rate.

Data reported in the article are presented in the graph below (which could not be printed in the article).  See the piece here.

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