*Akhila P Nair, **Subbiah, G., & ***Sreeja J. P.
* Research Scholar, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India.
**Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, S.T.Hindu college, Nagarcoil, Tamilnadu, India.
*** Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Sree Devi Kumari Women’s College, Kuzhithura , Tamilnadu, India.
The study has brought to light some of the emerging trends (a poor picture) of female work participation in Kottayam district of Kerala. The major reasons have been identified as income and occupation of husband, size of landholding, repulsive attitudes of the family members, caring of elderly, caring of children, low wage, health problems, and lack of proper transportation facilities etc. Each of these reasons affects women’s work participation adversely as well as pose challenges to the state in the future.
work participation rate, non workers, main workers, marginal workers, employment, unemployment, caste, literacy, income, occupation
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To cite this article
Akhila P Nair, Subbiah, G., & Sreeja, J., P. (2020). Female Workforce Participation in Kerala with a Special Reference to Kottayam District. John Foundation Journal of EduSpark, 2(1), 38-52.