ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Sunita Kumari

Status of Women’s Health Insurance in India

Despite the Ayushman Bharat scheme, the poorest and poor women of other social groups are minimally covered with health insurance compared to the rest of the social groups. In this regard, the article explores the regional disparities and socio-economic inequalities in accessing insurance schemes for women in India, particularly the policies and programmes (and assesses the achievement of SDG 3) so that they can be accessed by those women who are below and marginally above the poverty line.

 

Status of Tribal Domestic Workers in Jharkhand

The status of the tribal domestic workers in Jharkhand is explored. It is evident that large numbers of tribal women are engaged as domestic workers inside and outside of the state, and the sector provides a large chunk of employment apart from the cultivation and agricultural sector. The data show differential engagement in the sector by age, urban–rural location, gender, and tribe.