ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Teleworking and Gender

Teleworking and Gender

The rapid changes taking place in the concept of work and the workplace in the information technology era is already beginning to have complex implications for all sections of the workforce, especially women. This paper attempts to assess the problems arising from these new developments for women in the context of the occupational gender division of labour in Mumbai. Does teleworking afford new opportunities for women or is it yet another means of increasing women's double burden in the guise of hi-tech and relatively better paid employment?

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