Shobha Kumari learnt the art of toy making around 12 years back as an avocation during her stay in Rajasthan’s Kota.
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She says that she started going herself for cleaning as the men she employed would ask her money for alcohol.
About 71 per cent women in Hyderabad said they faced a hostile workplace in terms of reactions to their health issues, and this was likely leading to many of their female colleagues to quit work.
91% of Bengaluru women face conflict of interest while balancing personal, professional lives: Study
The study also revealed that about half the women surveyed were not comfortable talking about one or more women’s health issues due to the prevalent societal taboos and the stigma associated with them
India's working women are thus 2x more likely to be worried about the availability of jobs, their professional network and time devoted to job seeking than working men.