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Policy Case Competition by Rethinking Economics India : Register by September 9, 2021

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Policy Case

About Rethinking Economics

 Rethinking Economics is an international network of students, academics and professionals building a better economics in society and classroom. 

The India network has sought to create a space where multiple stakeholders like individuals, universities, the private and public sectors and the society can participate in a scalable and collaborative effort to learn, teach and discuss pathways to build a better  economy for a society. 

The Foundation to Aid Industrial Recovery (FAIR) is a not-for-profit society, registered in 1978 with the objective of addressing issues pertaining to under-managed sectors in the economy, including sick industries, banking and finance, the unorganized or informal as well as social sector organizations, both from a contemporary management point-of-view as well as historically. FAIR also carries out research in broader macroeconomic issues that impact economies across the world from a heterodox economics perspective.

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The National Network of Sex Workers (NNSW) is a national network of sex worker- led organisations and allies committed to promoting the Rights of Sex Workers in India. NNSW consists of 12 CBOs/ State Networks/ State Federations/ Collectives and 8 NGOs across seven states. With a strength 1,50,000 members, it is the only national network that brings together female, transgender and male sex workers with NGOs and sex work(er) rights activists.

About the competition

The policy case competition is a part of Rethinking Economics India Network  annual event, to be held from the 20th September 2021 to 3rd October 2021. The policy case competition is aimed at encouraging students to apply their learnings from the classroom and aims to push aspiring policymakers to think critically, evaluate shortcomings of existing policies, and recommend feasible solutions. 

This, being our first ever policy case competition, we have chosen the theme of the competition this year to be “the Hidden voices of sex-workers in India”, focusing on the marginalisation and challenges faced by sex workers in terms  of health, education and social justice. 


IMPORTANT DATES AND DEADLINES:

  • 9 Sept ‘ 21 (12:00 PM) IST

Registration Deadline

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  • 10 Sept’ 21 

Round 1 (policy brief)

  • 17 Sept’ 21 (12:00 PM IST)

Round 1 submission deadline

  • 30th Sept’21 

Round 2 (Presentation/discussion)

Event format:

Round 1: Submission of the policy brief. The case background and guidelines will be shared via email on the 10th of September. The shortlisted candidates will be invited for the final round. 

Round 2: presentation round for the shortlisted teams over zoom platform. 

Topic:

The Hidden Voices of sex workers in India

Who is it for

  • The event is open to undergraduate students, master’s students  and school students of the batch of 2021(who have passed class 12th boards examinations in the year 2021)
  • We are accepting individual registrations as well as teams of up to a maximum of 3 participants.
  • The team members can be from different schools/colleges. 

Submission Guidelines General Rules

The case background and guidelines will be shared via email on the 10th of September after registration.

Important Links

Register here.

How to Register:

Individuals as well as teams up to a maximum of 3 participants may register at the link provided above. 

Awards/Prizes:

  1. A Certificate 
  2. An Internship opportunity with FAIR.  
  3. The winning solutions will also be published on the Rethinking Economics India Network blog. 
  4. All participants will get a certificate of participation. 

Contact Information:

Registered participants will be receiving an email confirmation with the timeline for the event. (please check updates/promotions/spam tab). In case you haven’t received it, please reach out to us [email protected].


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