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This book highlights the whole range of aspects with regard to women’s welfare in India and social security

Preface - Priti Darooka
Introduction - Dr. N.C. Saxena
A Society Which Cares: A framework for universal social protection - Harsh Mander
Unpacking Social Protection from a Women's Rights Lens - Sejal Dand
The Human Right to Social Protection and the Post-2015 Development Agenda - Dr. Timo Voipio
Social Protection for Women Workers: With special reference to unpaid domestic workers - Indira Hirway
Women's Invisibility as Workers - Aasha Kapur Mehta
Livelihood Security Critical for Women's Social Security - Nalini Nayak
Social Pensions: The real Aadhar for the Niradhar - Anjor Bhaskar
Our Secure Beliefs and their Insecure Lives: Sex workers organize for change - Shubha Chacko Gowri Vijayakumar Subadra Panchanadeswaran
Food and Nutrition Security in India: Challenges ahead - Biraj Patnaik
Maternity Entitlements in India: An overview - Yamini Atmavilas
Strengthening NREGA from a Gender Perspective: Learnings from the field - Subhalakshmi Nandi
Women and Social Security: Convergence model of delivery - Rashmi Singh

The strength of the volume lies in its appeal to a wide readership, particularly as a source book for academics, researchers, policy makers and development sector workers. Additionally, it is a good reference for undergraduate and postgraduate students of development studies in Indian universities as well as those in other developing and transition economies of the global South.

Priti Darooka is the founder and executive director of the Programme on Women’s Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (PWESCR). She works in partnership with diverse groups and networks to provide support, and is part of several initiatives on women’s poverty, right to livelihoods including right to land, social security and right to food. She strives to make human rights frameworks and mechanisms relevant to address issues of poverty.