According to the International Labour Organisation, India can increase its GDP by $1 trillion by increasing the female labour force participation. However, in 2017, India slipped 21 ranks on WEF's gender gap report. With Indian women leaving the workforce at an unprecedented rate, on this episode of We The People, we ask: why are Indian women opting out of work? Is maternity an impediment to successful careers for women? Has the government done enough to ensure women's retention in the workforce?