Other Policies

INDIA

National Policy for Women
Draft Policy 2016; Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India
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The broad objective of the National Policy for Women is to create a conducive socio-cultural, economic and political environment to enable women enjoy de jure and de facto fundamental rights and realize their full potential. It will replace the National Policy for Empowerment of Women, 2001.
Keywords: policy, India, gender

National Youth Policy
Policy 2014; Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India
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The vision of the National Youth Policy of India is to empower the youth of the country to achieve their full potential, and through them enable India to find its rightful place in the community of nations. Its key objectives are to: create a productive workforce; develop a strong and healthy generation; instil social values and promote community service; facilitate participation and civic engagement; support youth at risk and create equitable opportunity for all.
Keywords: policy, India, youth

Realising Decent Work – Final Report of the Task Force on Domestic Workers
Task Force Report; 2011 Task Force
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This report presents the results of the deliberations of the Task Force. Section one provides the background. Section two presents the status of the implementation of March 2010 recommendations contained in the First Report. It then describes the deliberations of the Task Force regarding the regulatory measures, drafting a National Policy for Domestic Worker and how such a Policy would be operationalised. Finally, section five contains a new set of recommendations of the Task Force.
Keywords: government policies & reports, gender, labour, rural to urban

Recommendation with regard to Essential Elements of a National Policy for Domestic Workers
National Advisory Council
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The National Advisory Council (NAC) made essential recommendations towards drafting a national policy on domestic workers to recognise them as equal to any other worker and protect their rights and entitlements.
Keywords: government policies & reports, gender, labour, rural to urban

Report of the Working Group on Migration
Working Group Report 2017; Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
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The report of the Working Group on Migration recommends the necessary legal and policy framework to protect the interests of the internal migrants in India.
Keywords: government report, India