Reaching for Half the Sky A study on Kolkata
The study was to understand the nature of torture inflicted on women at their marital homes, to identify the drawbacks of 498A, 304B & 306 of I.P.C and to know the role of Law Enforcement Agencies, judiciary and non-government organizations in the efficacy of 498A, 304B and 306 of I.P.C
Situational Analysis of Child Sex Tourism in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur (Guided & Funded by ECPAT)
This study was conducted to explore and gain insights into the nature, scope and manifestations of child sex tourism in Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the key actors involved in perpetuating this malice and to understand the interplay within and outside the tourism industry which facilitates this situation.
Reaching For Half the Sky – A study on South 24 Parganas
This study is a replica of ‘Reaching For Half the Sky” Kolkata.
2004 05 (research in progress)
Tracking our Children
A Cross Border Research is being carried out to identify and analyse the cause, the mechanism, the routes and the modes of Migration and Trafficking, to assess the magnitude of exploitation faced by women and children en-route from the source to the destination and to analyse the method of rescue, repatriation, reintegration and restoration adopted by agencies (West Bengal and Bangladesh) and identify the problems and loopholes.
This was a study carried out in 5 blocks of Murshidabad district to understand the magnitude, mode and nature, scope and manifestation of migration, to identify the profile of the people who are migrating and to know the possibilities of migration resulting in trafficking.
Tracking our Children
A Situational analysis was carried out in nine districts of West Bengal to understand the patterns of migration, the possibility of migration leading to trafficking, the push factors for trafficking and to develop action strategies (preventive and curative approach) with regards to combating trafficking in women and children, primarily for commercial sexual exploitation and also other purposes of exploitation.
Section 498A of IPC: Used or Misused? (Guided and Funded by Centre For Social Research, New Delhi)
The study was an indepth analysis on the usage of section 498A of the Indian Penal Code in Kolkata and 24 Parganas (South).