IGNOU MAGD ASSIGNMENT 2020-21

IGNOU MAGD ASSIGNMENT 2020-21

IGNOU MAGD ASSIGNMENT 2020-21

 

M.A (Gender and Development Studies)
Assignments for Students admitted in July 2020 and January 2021 Sessions

 

 

MGS-001: Gender and Development: Concepts, Approaches and Strategies

MGS-002: Gender, Development Goals and Praxis
MGS-003: Gender Analysis

MGS-004: Gender-Sensitive Planning and Policy Making

MGS-005: Research Methodology in Gender and Development Studies

 

Date of Submission, July 2020 Session: February 16, 2021
January 2021 Session: August 16, 2021

 

MGS -001: GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT: CONCEPTS, APPROACHES AND STRATEGIES
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGS-001
Assignment Code: MGS-001/AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following in 200 words each.

1. Define the following concepts: a) Power b) Gender Mainstreaming c) Gender Analysis d) Entitlement e) work-life balance. (10 marks)
2. Offer a critique the concept ‘Women in Development’ (WID) with the help of an example drawn from India. (10marks)
3. Do you agree ‘Rights Based Approach’ promote women’s rights and development? If yes, substantiate your answer with the suitable example. (10 marks)
4. What is the criticism of modernisation approach to development? Explain from the gender perspective. (10 marks)

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Discuss the process of engendering governance at various levels and its impact on women with an appropriate example from India (30 marks)
2. Why do we need institutional mechanism to implement the principles of gender mainstreaming? Explain (30 marks)
3. Explain the need for bringing reforms in agriculture sectors to make it inclusive with examples (30marks)

 

 

MGS -002: GENDER DEVELOPMENT GOALS AND PRAXIS
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGS-002
Assignment Code: MGS-002/AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following questions in 200 words each.

1. What is meant by “Development Goals”? Discuss Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) from gender perspectives (10marks)
2. Examine international trade regulatory frameworks like GATT, GATS and TRIPS from gender perspectives. (10 marks)
3. Discuss microcredit and micro- insurance using SEWA as a model. (10 marks)
4. Analyse New Education Policy 2020 from gender perspectives. (20 marks)

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each
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1. Define “Status” and “Position”. Discuss status of women in rural and urban India using select 10 socio- economic indicators (30 marks)
2. Analyze the role of NGOs in Women’s ‘Empowerment and Development’ (30marks)
3. Explain various theoretical approaches to social and gender justice (30 marks)

 

 

MGS -003: GENDER ANALYSIS
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGS-003
Assignment Code: MGS-003/AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following questions in 200 words each.

1. Define Gender Analysis (10 marks)
2. Explain any two gender analysis frameworks briefly (10 marks)
3. What is Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA)? How do we use PRA in Gender Analysis? (10 marks)
4. Critique ‘Agriculture’ and ‘Food Security’ sectors from gender perspectives. (10 marks)

PART- B

Answer any two questions in 1000 words each.

1. Write an essay on Practical Gender Needs (PGNs) and Strategic Gender Needs (SGNs) (30marks)
2. Explain any five methods of Gender Analysis in detail. (30marks)
3. Define Monitoring &Evaluation (M&E). Discuss the need for doing M&E with gender perspective. (30marks)

 

 

MGS -004: GENDER- SENSITIVE PLANNING AND POLICYMAKING
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGS-004
Assignment Code: MGS-004/AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

 

PART- A

Answer the following in 200 words each.
1. Explain the need for Gender Planning. (10marks).
2. Define Cost Benefit Analysis. Discuss the need for doing Cost Benefit Analysis in Gender Planning. (10marks)
3. What are the roles of Institutions in Gender Planning? Explain. (10marks)
4. What does one mean by “Resources”. Discuss the significance of using resources efficiently in gender planning. (10marks)

PART- B

Answer any two of the questions given below in 1000 words each.
1. Analyse any two government policies/Programmes by applying various gender approaches in planning in detail. (30marks)
2. Examine the issues related to women with disabilities? Explain the need for integrating the issues of women with disabilities in planning and polices (30marks)
3. Discuss any five best practices drawn from the field related to gender planning elaborately. (30marks)

 

 

MGS -005: RESEARCH METHODOLOGIES IN GENDR AND DEVELOPMENT STUDIES
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGS-005
Assignment Code: MGS-005/AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following in 200 words each.

1. Explain significant features of the Feminist Method. (10marks)
2. Explain the benefits and weakness of survey method in gender and development research. (10marks)
3. Explain three research methods in detail. (10marks)
4. What are correlation and regression? (10marks )

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Choose any topic related to gender and development studies and prepare a research design to carry out research. Please refer Unit 14 to recall the steps in research design (30marks)
2. What is sample size? Explain probability and non-probability sampling methods in detail.(30marks)
3. Discuss the use of Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS) in your research in detail. Examine the role of ICT tools in Social Science Research. (30marks)

 

 

MGSE-001: GENDER PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT POLICIES
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-001
Assignment Code: MGSE-001 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following questions in 200 words each.

1. What is short-term and long-term planning? (10marks)
2. Describe the characteristics of good policy. (10marks)
3. What are Gender Stakes? (10marks)
4. Explain Gender related Development Index(GDI) and Gender Empowerment Measures (GEM) (10 marks)

 

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Describe GAD Analytical Tool in details. (30marks)
2. How to create Gender Sensitive Working Environment? Explain various indicators to assess gender sensitive working environment in detail. (30marks)
3. Explain Various Approaches to Development like WID, WAD and GAD in detail. (30marks)

 

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MGSE-002: GENDER AUDIT AND GENDER BUDGETING
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-002
Assignment Code: MGSE-002 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following questions in 200 words each.

1. What is Gender Budgeting? (10marks)
2. Explain the origin of Gender Budgeting at the global level. (10marks)
3. Examine the gender budgeting initiatives in India. (10makrs)
4. Define Gender Audit and Social Audit? (10marks)

PART- B

Answer any two of the questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Describe the process of gender budgeting in Australia and South Africa. (30marks)
2. Define Revenue Budget and discuss its components of the public budget. (30marks)
3. Why gender budgeting is important in rural and urban local bodies? List your reasons with suitable examples. (30marks)

MGSE-003: GENDER MAINSTREAMING
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-003
Assignment Code: MGSE-003 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following questions in 200 words each.

1. What is Gender Mainstreaming? Explain. (10marks)
2. Explain Equity and Anti- Poverty Approaches. (10marks)
3. Explain the measures taken to address gender issues at the Mexico and Nairobi World International Women’s Conferences. (10marks)
4. How do you define Informal Economy? Analyse women’s contribution in this economy in detail. (10marks)

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Examine the efforts taken by UNDP, ILO and The World Bank to mainstream gender in their organisations in detail. (30marks)
2. Explain any two case studies related to gender mainstreaming in India. (30marks)
3. Explain the Beijing Platform for Action 1995 in details. (30marks)

 

 

MGSE-004: GENDER ISSUES IN AGRICULTURE, RURAL LIVELIHOODS AND NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-004
Assignment Code: MGSE-004 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following in 200 words each.

1. Discuss Women’s contribution in Agriculture. (10marks)
2. Write short notes on Women’s Labour. (10marks)
3. Explain the role of women in Livestock activities. (10marks)
4. What is Common Property Resources (CPR) and what are the relationship between CPR and Women. (10marks)

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Critique the draft National Policy on Women in Agriculture from Gender Perspectives (30marks)
2. Explain women’s roles and Activities in fisheries sector in detail. (30marks)
3. Explain the issues related to access and control over resources in fisheries activities (30marks)

 

 

MGSE-006: GENDER RESOURCES AND ENTITLEMENT
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-006
Assignment Code: MGSE-006 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following questions in 200 words each.

1. What is Social Structure? Explain its relationship with Gender. (10marks)
2. What constitutes Resources? Explain its relevance with gender perspective. (10marks)
3. What are the structural barriers limiting women in accessing and acquiring control over land? Explain. (10marks)
4. Why water is so important in women’s life? Discuss. (10marks) 5.

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. How does Globalisation accelerate or decelerate women’s development? Explain. (30marks)
2. Explain the impact of Commercialisation of large scale and small scale farming in women’s life with suitable case studies. ( 30marks)
3. What is sustainable Development? Why sustainable development is important for gender just development. (30marks)

 

MGSE-007: GENDER, ORGANISATION AND LEDERSHIP
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-007
Assignment Code: MGSE-007 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following questions in 200 words each.

1. Explain Functional Organisation Structure in detail (10marks)
2. How to conceptualise Gender and Organisation? Explain (10marks)
3. What is Organisational diagnosis? Why do we do it?(10marks)
4. Write short notes on a) Glass Ceiling b) Gender and Leadership c) Globalisation and Women Leadership (10marks)
5.

 

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Discuss the prevailing gendered discrimination in workplace with suitable examples. (30marks)
2. Discuss the problems faced by the women during entry, survival and advancement in an organisation (30 marks)
3. Explain history of feminist debate on organisation (30marks)

 

MGSE-009: GENDER ISSUES IN WORK, EMPLOYMENT AND PRODUCTIVITY
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-009
Assignment Code: MGSE-009 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

 

 

PART- A

Answer the following in 200 words each.

1. What are the reasons for under- enumeration of women’s work? (10marks)
2. Write Short notes on a) Wage Gap b) Sexual Harassment c) Glass Ceiling d) Double Burden (10marks)
3. Explain unpaid work in details (10marks)
4. Write short notes on women’s participation in Pre-industrial and Industrial Society (10marks)

 

 

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Write an essay on the origin of shadow employment with suitable examples. (30marks)
2. What is care economy? Explain the role of care economy in the national economy. (30marks)
3. Write an essay on the significance of social protection for women in informal economy (30marks)

 

 

 

MGSE-010: GENDER AND ENTREPRENUERSHIP DEVELOPMENT
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-010
Assignment Code: MGSE-010 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

 

Answer the following questions in 200 words each

1. Does the State facilitate women entrepreneurs in India? Examine (10marks)
2. Write short notes on a) Direct Foreign Investment b) Mergers c) Balance of Payment (10marks)
3. Describe the various programmes for women’s entrepreneurship in India (10marks)
4. Examine the role of Public-Private Partnership for Women’s Entrepreneurship (10marks)

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Describe life narratives of 10 women entrepreneurs in detail. (30 marks)
2. How to identify potential women entrepreneurs? Explain (30marks)
3. Write an essay on entrepreneurial training for women entrepreneurs. (30marks)

 

 

MGSE-013: GENDER TRAINING AND EMPOWERMENT
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01)

Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-013
Assignment Code: MGSE-013 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following questions in 200 words each

1. Briefly explain significance of gender training. (10marks)
2. Write short notes on the stages of gender training. (10marks)
3. Explain any four gender training and facilitating methods in details. (10marks)
4. What is the role of gender trainer in training? (10marks)

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.

1. Write an essay on any one empowerment framework in detail. (30marks)
2. Explain the women empowerment training provided by the government of Karnataka through online to the elected representatives. (30marks)
3. Women’s empowerment can be measured through various tools and techniques. Justify the above statement (30marks)

 

 

MGSE-020: GENDER AND FINANCIAL INCLUSION
Tutor Marked Assignment (TMA -01) Programme Code: MAGD Course Code: MGSE-020
Assignment Code: MGSE-020 /AST-01/TMA/2020-21
Maximum Marks: 100
Weightage: 30%

PART- A

Answer the following in 200 words each

1. What is Plural Financial Inclusion? Explain its relevance with gender perspective (10marks)
2. Explain the role of banks in providing affordable credit to women (10marks)
3. Write short notes on e-choupal (10marks)
4. What is the role of Reserve Bank of India in Information Technology (IT) penetration in rural India? (10marks)

PART- B

Answer any two questions given below in 1000 words each.
1. Write an essay on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Gender (30marks)
2. Describe the role of Top-Down and Bottom–Up approaches in Gender and Development (30marks)
3. What is Livelihood Finance? Explain in detail (30marks)

 

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