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Poverty & death: disaster and mortality 1996-2015
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters 2016
The period 1996 to 2015 saw 7,056 disasters recorded worldwide by EM-DAT, the Emergency Events Database. The frequency of geophysical disasters (primarily earthquakes, including tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions) remained broadly const...
MGNREGS in Odisha: the path
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA 2014
Over the last eight years, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) bas become an important instrument for equitable growth, livelihood support, gender parity and social security in the country. In ...
‘Tomorrow Will Not Be Like Yesterday ’ Sahariya Tribals emerge from the shadows
P. Philipose / ActionAid International 2014
This edition in the series of Critical Stories of Change presents the story of Sahariya tribals categorized as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG). They reside in contiguous areas of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Prade...
Identifying livelihood promotion strategies for Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups under NRLM
United Nations Development Programme 2012
The National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), the flagship programme of the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India (GoI), is keen to promote the development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) on a priority ba...
Socio-economic inequalities in maternity care under political instability: evidence From Egypt, Jordan and Yemen
A.S. Rashad; M.F. Sharaf / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Medical care during pregnancy is crucial for protecting women from health risks during and after pregnancy, and has been consistently linked to better child health outcomes. Improving maternal health is one of the Millennium Developme...
Poverty, vulnerabiity and inequality in Uganda
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda 2016
According to existing survey analysis, Uganda has made steady progress in poverty reduction over the past decade. However, these gains have not been experienced evenly, with large disparities in poverty levels across geographic areas ...
Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Collaborating for women’s economic, social and political empowerment: India and Africa
Knowledge Partnership Programme 2015
Over one third of the world’s poor reside in Africa and though over the last century African countries have made significant strides in promoting gender equity, the equality in society in terms of access and control over family,...
Health financing and delivery in India: an overview of selected schemes
K. Jain / Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing 2013
In recent years, the government of India has made attempts to address its notorious health inequities by providing health protection to poor and vulnerable citizens. This paper presents an overview of India’s health care system ...
Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme
S. Dasgupta; R. M. Sudarsham / International Labour Organization 2011
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGP or NREGP), functions as an income supplement for poor households by providing 100 days of work to a rural household, with 33 per cent of all workdays reserved for women w...
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Poverty & death: disaster and mortality 1996-2015
Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters 2016
The period 1996 to 2015 saw 7,056 disasters recorded worldwide by EM-DAT, the Emergency Events Database. The frequency of geophysical disasters (primarily earthquakes, including tsunamis, and volcanic eruptions) remained broadly const...
MGNREGS in Odisha: the path
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA 2014
Over the last eight years, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) bas become an important instrument for equitable growth, livelihood support, gender parity and social security in the country. In ...
‘Tomorrow Will Not Be Like Yesterday ’ Sahariya Tribals emerge from the shadows
P. Philipose / ActionAid International 2014
This edition in the series of Critical Stories of Change presents the story of Sahariya tribals categorized as a Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Group (PVTG). They reside in contiguous areas of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Prade...
Identifying livelihood promotion strategies for Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups under NRLM
United Nations Development Programme 2012
The National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM), the flagship programme of the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India (GoI), is keen to promote the development of Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTGs) on a priority ba...
Socio-economic inequalities in maternity care under political instability: evidence From Egypt, Jordan and Yemen
A.S. Rashad; M.F. Sharaf / Economic Research Forum, Egypt 2016
Medical care during pregnancy is crucial for protecting women from health risks during and after pregnancy, and has been consistently linked to better child health outcomes. Improving maternal health is one of the Millennium Developme...
Poverty, vulnerabiity and inequality in Uganda
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda 2016
According to existing survey analysis, Uganda has made steady progress in poverty reduction over the past decade. However, these gains have not been experienced evenly, with large disparities in poverty levels across geographic areas ...
Do dreams come true? Aspirations and educational attainments of Ethiopian boys and girls
Young Lives 2016
Most economic decisions that individuals take are forward-looking and are therefore shaped by the desire or ambition to achieve a goal. And yet, little is known about how aspirations shape decision-making. This paper partially address...
Collaborating for women’s economic, social and political empowerment: India and Africa
Knowledge Partnership Programme 2015
Over one third of the world’s poor reside in Africa and though over the last century African countries have made significant strides in promoting gender equity, the equality in society in terms of access and control over family,...
Health financing and delivery in India: an overview of selected schemes
K. Jain / Women in Informal Employment Globalizing and Organizing 2013
In recent years, the government of India has made attempts to address its notorious health inequities by providing health protection to poor and vulnerable citizens. This paper presents an overview of India’s health care system ...
Issues in labour market inequality and women’s participation in India’s National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme
S. Dasgupta; R. M. Sudarsham / International Labour Organization 2011
The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREGP or NREGP), functions as an income supplement for poor households by providing 100 days of work to a rural household, with 33 per cent of all workdays reserved for women w...
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Centre for Equity Studies
CES was founded in August 2000 as an independent organisation engaged in research and advocacy on a range of social and economic justice issues in India. We examine the nature and causes of social injustice and inequity that befall the poorest sections of India to find ways to move towards a more equitable, humane and peaceful society. CES therefore seeks to influence and shape public...
Asia Dalit Rights Forum (ADRF)
Asian Dalit Rights Forum as a collective of Dalit rights activists from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. The rationale for this networking lay in the contiguity of the South Asian region countries, and the commonality of the systemic nature of discrimination and violence suffered by the peoples living in this region.
Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre (ESID)
The Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, (ESID, investigates the political drivers of inclusive development, particularly how state capacity and elite commitment can emerge and be sustained, as well as how donors, reformers and activists can support these processes. With a central focus on power relations and the role of ideas, ESID is researching the determinants of develop...
National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights ((NCDHR))
National Campaign on Dalit Human Rights is a forum committed to the elimination of discrimination based on caste.
Rural Reconstruction Nepal
Rural Reconstruction Nepal's (RRN) strategic objective is to empower people through: implementing development programmes from a rights based perspectives in order to improve the socio-economic status of the poor, oppressed and vulnerable groups in rural areas and arresting the accelerating degradation of natural resources conducting action orientated research on re...
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