The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS)

The nature and scope of India’s Social Protection policy has been undergoing a paradigm shift in the last decade. Social assistance for poverty alleviation is now being viewed within a rights-based framework, and broadening the potential for development processes to incorporate the goals of equity, social justice and human rights. The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) is the largest rights-based employment guarantee programme in the world today, reaching … [Read more...]

Nirbhayas transforming through Grassroots (“the brave hearts”)

'We', the Nirbhayas will rise from Grassroots!   Violence Against Women has made news headlines for years now. BOLLYWOOD TWEETS Thousands of women are being brutally beaten, assaulted, harassed, mutilated, raped and molested even murdered worldwide. In general there has been a phenomenal increase in crime against women. Every year several Nirbhayas, “the brave hearts” bravely undergo ordeals of most heinous crimes against humankind before succumbing to their injuries. Another … [Read more...]

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