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Covid impact: Women workforce disappearing, most affected in urban India

Women entrepreneurs are struggling to survive, women employed as domestic help in cities, at construction sites and in call centres, and in handicraft and retail units, have lost jobs

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Coronavirus | women | Lockdown

Namita Bhandare | IndiaSpend 



migrants, migrant workers
For weeks, a grim nation had watched migrant workers struggle to return home after they found themselves stranded in urban India with no means of survival.

In the video, the woman lies dead, her body laid out on the railway platform at Muzaffarpur, Bihar. A toddler, presumably the woman's, plays by her side, tugging at the sheet that covers her.

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First Published: Tue, December 15 2020. 10:12 IST

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