Audio podcast: Women informal workers face a double whammy

Ashraf Engineer

April 21, 2021

Informal employment is largely the norm in India. While women make up only 23% of India’s informal employees, up to 91% of women in paid jobs are in the informal sector. This is a huge gender imbalance that also manifests itself in the form of pay gaps and other biases. Award-winning journalist Shalini Singh, who’s researched a series on what women informal workers are up against every day, speaks to All Indians Matter.