Gender

Most of the health, education and budget related work by CBPS has incorporated gender as a special focus. Reproductive and Maternal Health and Public Expenditure Analysis are some of the studies that examined gender as a focus area. Currently, three major research studies primarily focusing on gender issues are being conducted. New employment opportunities and incidence of violence against women in Information Technology Industry is being explored. Impact of working in the IT industry on care-related responsibilities is also being studied. Another study is trying to understand the barriers to economic empowerment of women inherent in societal systems and solutions to such barriers by looking through the lens of a collective action based programme in the rural areas of India. This research study evaluates the impact of Mahila Samakhya programme on women’s economic empowerment in Bihar and Karnataka. There is also a study which involves looking at the budgeting process of Delhi Police and its implications on key aspects of police response and service delivery with a focus on crimes against women.

Projects

  • 10 Jan
    2017
    Duration: Jan 2017 - Jun 2017 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: UNICEF Hyderabad Office Women and Child Development Department in Karnataka launched the Stree Shakthi programme during 2000-01 to empower rural women and make them self reliant. Stree Shakthi Groups are formed at the village level to inculcate the savings habit in the members empowering the women economically. About 15 t...
  • 10 Jan
    2017
    Duration: Jan 2017 - Jun 2017 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: UNICEF Hyderabad Office An ethnographic study of the new Hot Cooked Meals (HCM) pilot programme for Pregnant and Lactating women (P&L) that is to be launched by WCD will be undertaken in two districts, as per the request of WCD. The study will use methods of observations, interviews and case studies at selected angan...
  • 10 Jan
    2017
    Duration: Jan 2017 - Jun 2017 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: UNICEF Hyderabad Office Karnataka launched Bhagya Lakshmi Scheme during 2006-07 (partially modified from August 2008) with an objective to promote the birth of girl children in below poverty line families and to raise the status of the girl child in the family in particular and society in general. Under the scheme Rs. 1...
  • 30 Mar
    2016
    Duration: Dec 2015 - May 2016 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: Commonwealth of Learning This study is a desk-based review of the current situation of boys and their engagement with learning in the Commonwealth countries. The purpose of this study is to get a clear picture on the current situation of boys’ underachievement in the Commonwealth in order to facilitate synergised efforts a...
  • 30 Mar
    2016
    Duration: Dec 2014 - Mar 2015 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: UNICEF, New Delhi A desk-based study that aimed to develop a model for scaling up interventions to accelerate reduction of child marriage. This study analysed the data regarding education, marital status of children (married, separated, divorced) and status of child marriage in Gujarat, Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh (undivided) ...
  • 08 Dec
    2014
    Duration: Dec 2014 - Dec 2017 Status: On-going Funder/ Partner: International Development Research Centre, Canada (IDRC) This project is a part of the Growth and Economic Opportunities for Women (GrOW), funded by IDRC. The focus of the project are two-fold: (1) to evaluate the impact of Mahila Samakhya (MS) programme on the economic empowerment of women, and (2) to raise awareness and inf...
  • 25 Aug
    2014
    Duration: Aug 2014 - Aug 2015 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) CBPS is conducting a study of the budgets of the Delhi Police over a three-year span. This is intended as a micro-study of the police budgeting process, with a particular focus on linkages with the police response to crimes against women. The scope of the work under this study is: ...
  • 08 Aug
    2014
    Duration: Aug 2014 - Feb 2015 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: UNICEF Hyderabad Office CBPS has already evaluated the impact of the first two rounds of Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana in Karnataka. As a follow-up to it, we are currently studying the enrollment process of RSBY in its third round in two districts of Karnataka. We will also look at data from Yeshasvini and Vajpayee Aarogyas...
  • 08 Apr
    2014
    Duration: Apr 2014 to Sept 2014 Status: Completed Funder: DFID In this study, CBPS has carried out a comprehensive review of the impact and effectiveness of residential schooling facilities for girls from disadvantaged communities. Alongside a comparative understanding of the residential schooling schemes/programmes run by the government & NGOs and their impact, the study also attemp...
  • 08 Nov
    2013
    Duration: 2013-15 Status: Completed Funder/ Partner: Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi The study, in the wake increasing violence against young women in India, seeks primarily to study women’s experiences of empowerment and violence in India. A basic premise is that it is empowered women, who have, and are making more choices (than those who do not); who also ...