In an interview with Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) India, Sabina Dewan talks about ways out of the employment crisis in India. She assesses the impact of COVID-19 and the role of governmental schemes to boost rural employment.
In her latest blog post, JustJobs Network’s Tanja Verena Matheis draws attention to the vulnerability of workers in global value chains as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic. Drawing a parallel to the climate crisis, she explains how ‘forces majeures’ have become more frequent, impacting livelihoods in South and Southeast Asia.
Across the world, the nature of urban planning and city governance depends a lot on how power is distributed among tiers of government. India and Indonesia have both pursued strategies to “decentralize” their governments and invest local authorities with more power. Those policies and their effects, however, look different across the two countries.
June 19, 2020
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM (India Standard Time)
Against the backdrop of the differential impacts of COVID-19 on gig workers, how have and will women gig workers/sellers fare? This webinar will bring the voices of some women entrepreneurs that have leveraged platforms to build their livelihoods to the forefront. Participants will hear how women gig-workers, platforms and experts assess the current and future impact of the pandemic on gig work.
June 21, 2019
10:00AM - 01:00PM
India International Centre
As a new government prepares to confront the massive challenge creating “just jobs” – productive employment with commensurate compensation and scope for economic mobility – the JustJobs Network (JJN) launched an innovative new data-driven tool to measuring the quantity and quality of jobs in India: The State-level Just Jobs Index (S-JJI).