Violence against women is rampant in India, hinders educational attainment and earnings potential, and has significant economic and social costs. COVID-19 has exposed the fault lines of gender equality, with increases in the incidence of domestic violence during lockdown.
While social protection programmes in India have helped reduce poverty significantly, they are not without their problems. COVID-19 reversed the gains and has plunged millions into further poverty, disrupting the informal economy, and hitting migrant labourers the hardest. Schemes like MGNREGA are being sought out by the government and desperate citizens to tackle unemployment.
INNOVATIONS AND BUSINESS AS A DEVELOPMENT ACTOR – PART 3 [continues from Part 1 and Part 2 ] The term ‘innovation’ has been a buzzword across policymakers, academia and private […]
What is the framing of poor in the process of innovation? What is the role of innovator and/or entrepreneur in achieving inclusive and sustainable development?
The word ‘growth’ is ubiquitous in every development agenda and every nation’s future development plan. Of recent, the term ‘growth’ has been mentioned by some the world’s leaders in a […]