Nearly 50% of India’s working girls feeling elevated stress as a result of pandemic: Survey

Bengaluru, September 10

Nearly 50 per cent of India’s working girls are feeling elevated stress as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, claimed a survey carried out by on-line skilled community LinkedIn.

It revealed that the pandemic is taking a toll on the emotional well-being of India’s working girls as 47 per cent report they’re experiencing extra stress or nervousness as a result of pandemic, LinkedIn mentioned.

For males, this quantity stood at 38 per cent, pointing in the direction of a disproportionate influence on girls in these testing instances, it mentioned.

LinkedIn on Thursday introduced the findings of the tenth version of the LinkedIn Workforce Confidence Index, a fortnightly pulse on the arrogance of India’s workforce.

Based on the survey responses of two,254 professionals in India, findings from the weeks of July 27 – August 23 reveal the pandemic’s influence on India’s working moms and dealing girls, and the cautious optimism of freelancers in the direction of private funds and profession prospects, it mentioned.

The survey additionally underscored the challenges of childcare throughout the pandemic, in response to a LinkedIn assertion.

The survey confirmed that India’s total confidence is rising steadily.

Remote working has laid out a harder highway for India’s working moms because the survey confirmed that round one in three (31 per cent) working moms are presently offering childcare full-time, when in comparison with practically one in 5 (17 per cent) working fathers, the assertion mentioned.

“Worryingly, more than two in five (44 per cent) working moms are working outside their business hours to provide childcare, nearly twice as many men (25 per cent)”, it mentioned.

The survey confirmed that just one in 5 (20 per cent) working moms depend on a member of the family or good friend to maintain their kids, when in comparison with 32 per cent males.

More than 46 per cent working moms reported working until late to make up for work, and 42 per cent are unable to deal with work with their kids at residence, it mentioned.

Findings present that about one in 4 freelancers anticipate a rise of their earned earnings (25 per cent) and private financial savings (27 per cent), whereas shut to at least one in three (31 per cent) anticipate their variety of investments to extend within the subsequent six months. PTI

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