About Institute of Social Studies Trust
The Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST) is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation headquartered in New Delhi, India. ISST's overall aim is research for social change with a focus on livelihood, work and well-being of vulnerable communities from a gender perspective.
ISST attempts to bridge the gaps between research, action and policy with objectives of promoting social justice and equity for the underprivileged. ISST adopts a multi-disciplinary research approach. The scope of research ranges from analysis of macro level policies and data to micro level action research in India and beyond.