Women in the unorganised sector: Women in 5 occupational groups were studied to understand what sort of organisations would be helpful in their occupation and to develop pubic policy for these groups. The study (1992-4) was funded by the Ford Foundation, and covered fisherwomen, homeworkers, women caterers, domestic servants and sweepers. The organisations covered were unions, womens organisations, caste based organisations, an NGO and a cooperative. The study indicated that that the sort of organisation was related to the nature of the occupation, wether it was individual or family work, and the strategies to assist the should take this into account.
Sexual behaviour studies to develop communication strategies for prevention of HIV/AIDs …pioneering studies were done on sexual behaviour amongst youth, blue collar workers, white collar workers , tribals, and rural population. A workshop was organised in Pune in 1995, followed by a survey in rural areas, and a random sample study in Pune. These were funded by the Ford Foundation (1994 -8)