Impact of COVID-19 National Lockdown on Women Street Vendors in Delhi

12 Pages Posted: 27 Dec 2021

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Gurpreet Kaur

Institute of Social Studies Trust

Risha Ramachandran

Institute of Social Studies Trust

Rituu B Nanda

University of Tartu - Institute of Social Studies

Date Written: May 2020

Abstract

It is a well known fact that the crisis of the Corona pandemic and the subsequent lockdown has shown its worst face to the class of informal and migrant workers. This impact study reiterates the presence of inequality between class, gender and the informal worker population. It attempts to evidence (and is part of a series of other reports on different sectors of informal work) about the sector of workers is involved in street vending with a special focus impact on the paid work and unpaid care activities of women workers

Keywords: Women Workers, Street Vendors, Unpaid Care Work, COVID Impact on Street Vendors

JEL Classification: J68, J7

Suggested Citation

Kaur, Gurpreet and Ramachandran, Risha and Nanda, Rituu, Impact of COVID-19 National Lockdown on Women Street Vendors in Delhi (May 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3993520 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3993520

Gurpreet Kaur (Contact Author)

Institute of Social Studies Trust ( email )

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New Delhi, DE Delhi 110003
India

Risha Ramachandran

Institute of Social Studies Trust ( email )

U.G. Floor, Core 6A India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road, New Delhi
New Delhi, DE Delhi 110003
India

Rituu Nanda

University of Tartu - Institute of Social Studies ( email )

Ăślikooli 18
Tartu 50090, 50090
Estonia

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