Working women overburdened under lockdown

Most women in India are engaged in some kind of work, including household work, which is not counted as a job. The lockdown has only multiplied the burden of women. A large percentage of frontline healthcare workers are women. However, there is no concrete data about the number of working women in the country. This is reflected in the relief measures announced by the government, which do not make any special consideration for them. NewsClick presents a report.

First published in Newsclick.