Studies Relating to Society

- Status of women
- Participation of women and weaker sections in Grama Sabhas
- Development index of panchayats
- Technological change and employment

Studies have also been undertaken to assess such situations as the tendency of anemia in women and depression in women (and estimated 37% depressed in Kerala society). When women in the coir industry were experiencing severe back pain, a study was undertaken that recommended a simple solution: building a small working platform in front of each woman who they wouldn’t have to bend over to work the material.


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