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Muslim women get half the job call-backs Hindus do, amid hiring bias: Study

Even in terms of mode of contact, recruiters reached out to a Hindu woman more personally than to a Muslim, shows research

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Even in terms of mode of contact, the recruiters reached out to the Hindu woman more personally than they did to the Muslim woman.

Vinay Umarji Ahmedabad
Highlighting the hiring bias against Muslim Women, a research conducted by LedBy Foundation has shown that for every two positive responses that the Hindu woman receive, the Muslim receive only one.

Measured in terms of net discrimination rate (NDR), Indian Muslim women scored 47.1 per cent compared to Hindu women, showcasing the discrepancy between job call-backs for Muslim and Hindu women.

An organisation focused on the economic empowerment of Indian Muslim women, the research was funded by LedBy Foundation and Maulana Azad National Urdu University in collaboration with Centre for Development of Policy and Practice (CDPP).

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First Published: Jun 26 2022 | 7:24 PM IST

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