Given widespread insecurities in water, latrine, and bathroom access a study was conducted to understand how these insecurities effect personal hygiene practices of poor women and girls in rural areas of Bihar.
The report was a cumulative approach to understand and recommend a decentralized approach to uplift and recognize the contribution and issues of women in informal labor.
SEWA conducted this study that largely covers the current status of financial literacy and financial inclusion in two states namely, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh.
This report is intended for policy makers and practitioners involved in waste management and urban governance. It aims to document the challenges in Katihar district of Bihar, provide an overview of the SEWA model that has been developed in response to these problems, to outline the strategies and process deployed and to give an honest account of the challenges faced. It ends with an overview of future plans and with wider policy recommendations for waste management solutions.
The goal of the study is to promote the inclusion of women in the energy access supply chain by adoption of a gender-centric approach, and to strengthen inclusion of gender in energy plans, programs and policies at the local, regional and national level.
This report aims to provide an understanding of the challenges and opportunities for cooperatives and other SSE units in empowering women workers in the informal economy, with a specific focus on SEWA’s experience.
In order to adapt the insights from a High Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment (UNHLP) set up by UN's General Secretary, to the Indian context, SEWA Bharat and the International Innovation Corps at the University of Chicago jointly hosted a roundtable discussion in April 2018. Insights and questions that emerged from the discussion are highlighted in this event report and video.
To allow the choices and voices of poor households to be heard in the debate on cash transfers, SEWA conducted a small pilot study with the support of Government of Delhi and UNDP.
The Madhya Pradesh Unconditional Cash Transfers Project (MPUCT) is an innovative pilot testing the potential that such transfers hold for addressing vulnerabilities faced by low income Indians.