• Dr. Ranjana Kumari with Aung San Suu Kyi BP Koirala's Birth Centenary Celebration in Kathmandu
  • Meri Shakti Meri Beti - Demonstration at Huda City Center Metro Station, Gurgaon
  • CSR team doing a baseline survey in Rajasthan
  • Dr. Kumari with the American ambassador Nancy J. Powell
  • Dr Ranjana Kumari & other civil society leaders with the German President Mr Joachim Gauck
  • First-ever Gender Manifesto for political parties in India released!
  • Pass women's reservation bill immediately: #33Percent coalition

Centre for Social Research

Founded in 1983, Centre for Social Research is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation based in New Delhi. Our mission is to empower the women and girls of India, guarantee their fundamental rights, and increase understanding of social issues from a gender perspective. We operate on local, national and regional levels in an effort to enhance the capacities of individuals, communities and institutions for creating a humane, equitable and gender-just society.

Dowry an illegal social reality!

Justice Prasad of the Supreme Court has passed an order stating that there will be ‘no automatic arrests in dowry cases‘. This has made the so called ‘Men Rights Activists’ dance with joy, why wouldn’t they, they believe ‘dowry is their birthright and they shall have it!’ Let’s start with the fact that dowry is illegal in India since 1961 under the Indian civil law. How many read more ......
Sanitation and Water: Role of Women

The survival, protection and development of society to promote behavioral changes is essential for realizing the full benefits of water and sanitation services. This goal cannot be met without the full participation of women. In much of the read more ......
Csr Blog

Current Work :

Online home of all work done by the CSR team, its ongoing and upcoming projects along with feature stories.

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What We Do

Work We Do :

CSR works on various issues plaguing the women of our country ranging from capacity building to mobilisation, research and policy level intervention.

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For the Media

For the Media :

An archive of interviews, press news and writings over the years along with reference material and more. It’s all in here.

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National Laws and Acts

National Laws & Acts :

A virtual tour through the various legal solutions available. A compact legal guide for women, children and family protection in India.

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Publications :

A record of all our latest editions, annual reports, newsletters,case studies and releases at a glance.

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Service Provider and Protection Officers

Service Provider & Protection Officers :

Must know for every citizen. Find help near you with the list of helpline numbers of Service Providers and Protection Officers dealing with women's issues.

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