Impact of the Second Wave and Lockdown on SEWA’s informal sector women : A Short Summary
This exploration was a quick study that aimed to understand the impact the second wave of the pandemic and the consequent 2021 lockdown brought about on SEWA members of the informal economy.
Evidence Review of COVID-19 and Women’s Informal Employment
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, WIEGO, and SEWA Bharat reviewed the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on informal women workers.
Report of the SAMI Committee
India requires Standalone Microinsurance (SAMI) Companies, which focus solely on the needs of medium and small businesses, to turn them into successful enterprises. The Committee on (SAMI) Companies, chaired by Mirai Chatterjee (Director, SEWA Social Security) studied key issues and provided recommendations in its report on SAMIs.
Roadmap for Women’s Economic Empowerment
This report focuses on women in agriculture and the informal sector, identifying key concern areas in labour force participation, employment opportunities, unpaid work, the feminization of agriculture, access to resources, and gaps in organizing women workers through evidence-based recommendations from the ground.
Solar and Renewable Energy
In 2018, DFID India conceptualized an initiative to improve the participation of women in the solar sector workforce. They designed a project with SEWA Bharat and other partners to skill unemployed youth(a majority being women) in NP Kunta, Anantapur district, one of the backward regions in Andhra Pradesh.
Employment Opportunities for Women in India’s Growing Financial Sector
The study has been undertaken by the Self-Employed Women’s Association (SEWA), and it aims to identify the opportunities available for women in India’s financial sector, and the obstacles they face in accessing them, both from the demand and supply side.