Unemployment rate among Indian women more than double of men: study

The unemployment rate among women in India is more than double that that men with similar qualifications, a new study has revealed. Titled “Gender Inclusion in Hiring in India”, the study by two Harvard students, Rachel Levenson and Layla O’Kane, noted that 8.7 per cent of working-age urban, educated women in the country are unemployed but only 4 per cent of comparable men find themselves without a job.