Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) - Empowering Women in India

Case Studies | Case Study in Business, Management, Operations, Strategy, Case Study

ICMR HOME | Case Studies Collection

To download Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) - Empowering Women in India case study (Case Code: LDEN029) click on the button below, and select the case from the list of available cases:

Leadership and Entrepreneurship Case Studies
Case Studies Collection
Short Case Studies
View Detailed Pricing Info
How To Order This Case
Business Case Studies
Area Specific Case Studies
Industry Wise Case Studies
Company Wise Case Studies

Please note:

This case study was compiled from published sources, and is intended to be used as a basis for class discussion. It is not intended to illustrate either effective or ineffective handling of a management situation. Nor is it a primary information source.

Case Details:


Case Code : LDEN029 For delivery in electronic format: Rs. 300;
For delivery through courier (within India): Rs. 300 + Rs. 25 for Shipping & Handling Charges


Corporate Social Responsibility



Case Length : 09 Pages
Period : 1970-2004
Pub Date : 2004
Teaching Note : Available
Organization : Self Employed Women's Association
Industry : Service
Countries : India


The case is about the Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA), which works for betterment of the women in the unorganized sector.

The case describes the history, aims and objectives, members, structure, etc. of SEWA.

The case also explains the various activities such as banking, child care, healthcare, housing, legal aid, etc. undertaken by SEWA.

The case focuses on how SEWA has grown over the years and the strategies adopted to overcome the challenges faced by self-employed women in India.


  How mobilizing women at the grassroots level from unorganized sectors leads to economic development. The problems associated with mobilizing women at the grassroots level.


  Page No.
Empowering Women 1
Formation of SEWA 2
Organization and Growth of SEWA 2
Activities of SEWA 3
Overcoming Hurdles 6
Future Plans 7
Exhibits 9


Self Employed Women's Association, SEWA, betterment, women, unorganized sector, history, aims, objectives, members, structure, various activities, banking, child care, healthcare, housing, legal aid.

Self Employed Women's Association (SEWA) - Next Page>>


Case Studies Links:- Case Studies, Short Case Studies, Simplified Case Studies.

Other Case Studies:- Multimedia Case Studies, Cases in Other Languages.

Business Reports Link:- Business Reports.

Books:- Textbooks, Work Books, Case Study Volumes.