As India's economy grows, women are dropping out of its workforce Published January 5, 2023 at 1:11 PM EST Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Listen • 3:04 Women leaving the work force has stumped economists. Some say it’s a sign of prosperity. In conservative India, if women can afford not to work, they don’t. NPR’s Lauren Frayer reports. This article was originally published on WBUR.org. Copyright 2023 NPR. To see more, visit https://www.npr.org.