The Right to Employment and Social Protection in Rural Settings: The example of the Indian MGNREGA

Submitted by monitor on Fri, 05/13/2016 - 15:13
Body (09.05.2016) The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) has received attention for its rights-based approach to providing social protection. It is a public employment guarantee scheme designed to provide employment and basic income security to the rural working-age population in India, as well as improve their livelihoods through the development of durable assets.

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