This theme focuses on gender, caste and marginalized sections of society within the larger ambit of social justice and equity. This theme explores through research and policy analysis, various contemporary dynamics related to issues of justice, equity, equality and communal harmony and in it the inter-sectionality between gender, caste and marginalized sections of society like tribes and minorities. This theme also delves into the consequences of communal tension and majoritarianism on both the social and economic fabric of a country.
The sub-themes under this theme are:
- Trade-offs between economic growth and social equity
- The progress of and push-back on efforts towards social justice
- Understanding the causes for social tensions – a socio-psychological approach