Study Report: Prepared by Malika Basu and Ravi Peiris (ILO).
This study is part of ILO’s Bureau for Employers’ Activities (ACT/EMP) global initiative on women in business and management. The study compiles responses from women, as well as few men from select public services undertakings (PSUs) in India. The responses spotlight challenges and opportunities for women in PSUs. The study also proposes recommendations to improve women’ participation in such enterprises. These range from – skilling, to addressing biases in the system, organizational strategy to promote women, facilities, fostering gender equality, recruitment of women in technical roles – among other.





The Guidance Note draws from World Vision India's experiences and on-going work in government schools in India. Based on certain uniform intervention steps in 50 schools, it outlines the step -by -step procedure, underscoring that making schools gender friendly is not just about strengthening its infrastructure but also entails orienting, developing and integrating soft skills in school curriculum.
Further, gender - friendly schools are a low -cost proposition. Again, the low -cost proposition is not only about financial costs but is also about the value addition in terms of long -term impact on schools, students, family and community.

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The Unfortunate Reality of Child Marriage in India (2015)
Book : Co-authored by Malika Basu & Karoline Davis Download E-Copy



The Book highlights a series of strategic interventions by World Vision India to raise awareness, voice against, and end Child marriage. The lessons learnt from these strategies for delaying child marriage for those at risk, can serve as a practical document for development practitioners, women and child rights activists.

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PhD Thesis. Author: Malika Basu. ISS/The Hague, The Netherlands. Maastricht : Shaker Publishing, c2008. ISBN 9042303247,9789042303249
Within the broader context of the liberalization process and changing face of rural credit markets, the study discerned and assessed the role of microcredit in its goals concerning women''s empowerment. The study also covered as case studies four non-state organizations in India viz. SEWA Bank, SHARE Microfin Limited (SML), Sakhi Samiti and ROSCAs.