While Zomato’s policy, though limited, is a step in the right direction, it would still not be applicable to the delivery team.
One of the most common stereotypes that has come our way so far, is the belief that women entrepreneurs are risk-averse.
The corporate sector has always had a reputation for being sexist. This sexism arises from an implicit bias against women.
Self-reliance and economic empowerment of women working in the informal economy have been the SEWA Federation’s larger mission.
Women are knocking down stereotypes in previously self-proclaimed male-dominated roles by taking on path-breaking, unstereotypical jobs across sectors that many might term as unconventional choices.
As 63% of womenfrom the thickest communities in Pune express being conditioned to pursue daily-wages work, they actively contribute to a narrative of working class women, which is often found missing in the politics of feminism.
Negotiating salary is more of a taboo amongst women as they fear being branded as 'selfish'.
While India hasn’t resisted the idea of women's migration for marriage, the resistance for migration arises when the reason is for work.
The women empowerment model does nothing to challenge patriarchal conventions that the man's job is much more worthy than the woman's.
The Anti-Trafficking Bill conflates voluntary sex work with sex trafficking, putting the lives and livelihoods of many sex workers at risk.