A government job, with its benefits and safety net, is an aspiration for most Indians. Any perceived rollback in such employment opportunities is bound to fuel anxiety
Economic insecurity caused by lockdowns during the early days of Covid-19 forced many households to rely on government welfare schemes to fulfil their consumption needs. Using data from the June 2020 round of the Delhi NCR Coronavirus Telephone Survey, this article shows that few households received both foodgrains and cash transfers, particularly in urban areas,... Read More
The right to obtain a legal abortion is vital to reduce inequalities.
Professor Sonalde Desai wrote a book chapter on “Building Capacity for Leveraging Longitudinal Data for Evaluation”, M&E @70: Strengthening India’s Evidence Systems for Accelerated Reforms and Inclusive Growth, A Compendium of Essays. The Compendium of Essays was released on March 16, 2022 at DMEO's Second National Conference on Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning by Hon'ble Vice... Read More
Over the past two decades, we have seen an explosion in research on the topic of women’s empowerment and its related dimensions, and yet much remains to be done in terms of clarifying conceptual pathways and best practices in measurement. This review traces the intellectual and historic context in which women’s status and empowerment in... Read More