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    Managing Water, Securing Livelihoods 

    This policy brief, produced as part of Jal Kaushal, offers recommendations to nurture a frontline workforce that can enhance water management outcomes and cultivate livelihood security. It was produced through secondary and primary research conducted across 50 Gram Panchayats in five states.

    by Sabina Dewan et al.
    Technology, Gender 18 May 2023

    Empowerment or Exploitation: Global Perspectives on Women’s Work in the Platform Economy

    This signature volume of essays, part of a regular series curated and edited by the JustJobs Network, seeks to provide varying perspectives on the opportunities and challenges that technology, particularly digital platforms, pose for women’s work and delves into the impact of the platform economy on women's experiences in work.

    Technology 1 May 2023

    Rajasthan Drafts Bill For Gig Workers: Will It Hold Aggregators Accountable?

    On 10 February, the Rajasthan government announced that it would introduce the Rajasthan Platform-based Gig Workers (Registration and Welfare) Bill, 2023. The draft bill, accessed by The Quint, envisages a social security and welfare board for platform-based workers.

    Others 28 April 2023

    How India’s population exploded to overtake China’s and what’s next

    So how did India’s population get so big, and how long will it last? Can India's population be a tremendous productive force for the economy?

    Gender 8 March 2023

    Gig work must do more than expand female labour force participation

    Just bringing more women into the labour market isn’t enough. Whether the work provides pathways for professional growth, the quality and conditions of work are also critical considerations if we want to reap the economic and social benefits of women’s participation in the labour force

    Others 6 December 2022

    India’s G20 presidency an opportunity to focus on Global South

    India must push the G20 to take pre-emptive action, rather than just react, by prioritising two key challenges confronting much of the Global South. It must address growing debt burdens, and prioritise financial and technical assistance to build viable social security systems

    Technology 13 October 2022

    Digitalisation and the Indian Labour Market – Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

    This report tackles the crucial issue of how digital trends in India are unfolding and how they might impact the country’s world of work. It highlights the opportunities and challenges of these developments and the areas where policy intervention is needed to harness the potential of technology to improve labour market outcomes.

    by Sabina Dewan et al.
    Others 16 September 2022

    Is moonlighting cheating, or is the world of work past monogamy?

    Regardless of whether one is pro moonlighting or opposed to it, the raging debate over the issue signals a clash between traditional notions of employment, and an emerging world of work where flexibility reigns supreme

    Education and Skills 20 August 2022

    Reimagining Employability for the 21st-century: 10 Million Apprentices in 10 Years

    This report offers a nuanced understanding of how Apprenticeships can improve employability outcomes for India’s labour market at an uncertain time when forces ranging from technology to pandemics keep changing the rules of the game.

    Income and Wages 14 June 2022

    Competitiveness and Resilience through Social Security: Toward a More Inclusive System

    This brief provides an overview of the current state of India's social security system and raises questions about how to best streamline and restructure the current fragmented approach to iteratively move toward universal provision that extends coverage to more people.

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