The JustJobs Network has developed a comprehensive repository of skilling ecosystems of over 20 countries in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. With the hope to publicize this information, we have produced factsheets for the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia that visualize labor market indicators and provide critical information about education and skilling.
A government initiative to promote conservation and build climate resilience, the GREEN Meghalaya scheme is based on the payment for ecosystems model (PES). This article introduces the PES model and poses inquiries about its operation and implementation, especially against the changing landscape of forest conservation in India.
Despite Meghalaya’s significant presence in the Northeast’s economic landscape, there are challenges that the State faces in aligning wage growth with workforce. This data story digs deeper and analyses the gender dynamics within its workforce.
This report, part of Jal Kaushal, a research project undertaken in partnership with Arghyam, explores the jobs-tasks-skills nexus of water management in rural Meghalaya. Building on the understanding that community involvement is critical for water management, this report seeks to illuminate the nature of this involvement and the barriers that need to be overcome to ensure sustained water management and achieve water security.
A collection of photographs showcasing the spirit and the vibrancy of the Centre for Gender Analysis launch event.
Karnataka’s Shakti scheme, which provides free bus rides to women, aims to improve women's access to better jobs, education, and public spaces by easing mobility restrictions. JJN, in partnership with the Fiscal Policy Institute, Government of Karnataka, is conducting a baseline study to understand the initial impact of the scheme on women’s mobility and their access to employment opportunities and public spaces. This brief presents the methodology and initial findings of the baseline study conducted in September and October 2023.
This brief outlines a framework to identify the potential sources of gendered differential outcomes of policy instruments. It also underscores areas that require corrective or consolidative measures.
This comparative study of women's employment outcomes in the Global South emphasises the need for frameworks to analyse policies that impact women's participation and gender equality.
The article highlights challenges transgender individuals encounter in workplaces and society. It emphasises holistic recognition by linking food, shelter, and employment for inclusive efforts in their livelihoods.
This report, part of Jal Kaushal, a research project undertaken in partnership with Arghyam, explores the jobs-tasks-skills nexus of water management in rural Karnataka. Building on the understanding that community involvement is critical for water management, this report seeks to illuminate the nature of this involvement and the barriers that need to be overcome to ensure sustained water management and achieve water security.
Karnataka's 'Koosina Mane' scheme is an important intervention that aims to improve women's labour force participation by shifting a part of childcare responsibilities outside the household. It remains to be seen whether the initiative has the desired impact on women's employment outcomes.
The newly enacted law to reserve one-third seats for women in the Lok Sabha and state legislatures could advance gender equality in India. Certain conditions however need to be met to ensure that numerical representation translates to substantive representation.
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