Why does India still award the death penalty? + an exciting leadership opportunity for women in health!
Policy Post #128
Editor’s Note ✍️
Hello, hope you’re well :) The last two months of 2023 are here, and with that we can expect a wholesale shift in focus within India from policy debates to those revolving around politics and electoral considerations more broadly - given the slew of elections scheduled for the next 6 months or so, including those for the Lok Sabha. While electoral contests is something we don’t have much to share on at the moment, what we are sharing in this week’s The Policy Post is a ton of opportunities to do with volunteering, research, up-skilling and a whole lot more.
In this edition of The Policy Post, we cover:
🔹A detailed look into why the death penalty is still awarded in India, despite a plurality of nation states abolishing it.
🔹An op-ed on the need for a new policy for India’s elderly population.
🔹An exciting leadership programme for women in health.
🔹A free course by the World Bank on Policy Research
🔹Our weekly curation of some of the best essays, podcasts, career resources etc. from the world of Policy in the week gone by
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With that, we bring to you: Policy Post #128!
- Yash, and Team PPI
This Week’s Policy Focus 🔎
Policy Charcha 💬
The best Podcasts, Videos, Essays and Fellowships from the world of Policy and Governance for this past week!
📚 Fellowship: Women Lift Health Leadership Journey
📷 The latest on The Policy Gram: India’s Construction Workers and the Law: Exploring the Policy Implications
🔎 Databases and Guides: Click Here!
Course Spotlight ✨
Reproducible Research Fundamentals by The World Bank
👉🏽Through the course, participants will learn best practices for reproducible analytics, from data processing to publication.
👉🏽November 29th to December 13th, 2023
Opportunity Alert 🔔
Paid Volunteership with Sankala Foundation
“Silent Conversation: From Margins to the Centre”
👉🏽November 3rd to 5th, 2023
📍India Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Abstract Submission for the Samavesh Policy Summit 2023
👉🏽16th and 17th December, 2023
📍Indian School of Public Policy, New Delhi
💻 Presentation mode: Online or In person
Let’s Talk About Health 🌱
Recent Initiatives for Transforming Healthcare in India: A Political Economy of Health Framework Analysis
(Image Credits: Journal of Global Health Economics and Policy)
Careers Corner 💼
A curated list of some of the best jobs and internship opportunities this week from the world of public policy, the development sector, impact consulting and communications at large.
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