Agrasar envisions a nurturing and empathetic society that is free from all forms of violence and ensures growth, well-being and social security of interstate migrant workers and their children.

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Enabling Grassroots Practitioners to Advance into Managerial and Senior Roles

Enhancing Social Security

The Problem
A significant majority of migrant workers in India remains aloof from social security provisions. Through our work as well as field researches conducted, we found that information and agency is amiss. There are very thoughtfully designed government schemes and related infrastructure, however, workers and their families still remain disconnected with those. Some contractors and smaller companies perceive it easier to bypass the ESI, PF and other labour law compliances instead of meeting them. 
Our Response
1. Strengthening identity of inter-state migrant workers through facilitating access to identity documents and social connect with the city. 
2. Need based access to government schemes through our Workers Facilitation Centres, leveraging Government Infrastructure as well as advocacy and ensuring optimum benefits.
3. Facilitating better work conditions in the informal sector through negotiations and capacity building. 
4. Ensuring sustainability through designing, planning and working in collaboration with the community. 
Every effort anchored on child and family participation.
Insights | Enhancing Social Security


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Eliminating Corporal Punishment

The Problem
Physical punishment and mental harassment of children is an epidemic form of violence among children that is not recognized as such in our society. As per Government data, 65% of the school going children get physically punished by their teachers. National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) found that 99.9% of children experience corporal punishment (Physical Punishment, Mental Harassment or Discrimination) at schools. Agrasar’s study in 2018 revealed that the situation is even worst for the children of migrant workers because of various connotations and stereotypes as well as the lack of agency.
Our Response

1. Changing social norms with respect to growth and development of children and highlighting violence against children as a problem.
2. Working in collaboration with Government Schools – Enabling students, teachers and parents for jointly dealing with the current situation and creating better means of relationship building, discipline and quality education. 
3. Strengthening government responses based on mechanisms provided by NCPCR and Right to Education.
4. Pioneering the development of body of knowledge on the issue of Corporal Punishment, especially in the context of inter-state migrant worker.

Every effort anchored on child and family participation.

Insights | Eliminating Corporal Punishment
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