Review of Implementation of Select Legislations for Children, Women, Senior Citizens, Persons with Disabilities and Migrant Labourers

CSES partnered with the Fourth Administrative Reforms Commission, Kerala in the preparation of the third report of the Commission: “From Welfare to Rights”, a review of the implementation of select legislations intended for the protection of vulnerable sections of the society;  namely children, women, senior citizens, persons with disabilities and migrant workers. The review exercise included implementation of Acts such as Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2012, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2005, Sexual Harassment at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013, Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007(MWPSC Act), Rights of Person with Disabilities (RPWD) Act, 2016, Mental Health Care Act 2017,  etc. and Kerala Inter-State Migrant Workers Welfare Scheme in 2010. The report was released in October 2018.