Why Aren’t India’s Women Working? Rohini Pande, August 23, 2015, Opinion, "Usually, economic growth in lower-middle-income countries creates more jobs for women. But as India’s economy grew at an average of 7 percent between 2004 and 2011, its female labor force participation fell by seven percentage points, to 24 percent from 31 percent. Despite rapidly increasing educational attainment for girls and declining fertility, the International Labor Organization in 2013 ranked India 11th from the bottom in the world in female labor-force participation. Research shows why this matters: Working, and the control of assets it allows, lowers rates..." Link