Monthly Archives: November 2017

‘Leave no one behind’ must include the unseen, unheard women and girls of India’s vast informal sector

By Clare Murphy-McGreevey, Centre for Migration and Labour Solutions This International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, we face a starker situation than ever before. One in three women face violence – equivalent to a public health crisis. … Continue reading

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Migrant women workers and the everyday hunt for a toilet: whose Swachh Bharat is it?

By Nivedita Jayaram, Centre for Migration and Labour Solutions This World Toilet Day, we can spare a thought for the millions of migrant women workers in Indian cities, who rise hours before their husbands to find a private place to … Continue reading

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ADIVASI MIGRANT WORKERS, UNSEEN AND UNHEARD, RAISE THEIR VOICES IN THE GUJARAT ELECTIONS

27 out of 182 constituencies in the Gujarat state assembly are reserved for Scheduled Tribes, but politicians continue to ignore the invisible Adivasi migrants working in Gujarat’s thriving commercial centres Adivasis constitute almost 15% of the state’s population, but live and … Continue reading

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Sthalantrit Adivasi Shramik Manch: Charter of Demands to Gujarat Political Party Candidates

Civil society organisations, Bandhkaam Mazdoor Vikas Sangh, Bandhkaam Mazdoor Sangathan and Mazdoor Adhikar Manch, working on the issue of Adivasi migration in Gujarat, have issued the below Charter of Demands to the political party candidates. We have come under a … Continue reading

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Demonetization: fraud by another name?

By Sangeeth Sugathan, Executive – Migration Services, Aajeevika Bureau Galba Charpota, an adivasi migrant worker from Banswara district in Southern Rajasthan, looked shoddy and drained when he entered Aajeevika Bureau’s office in Ahmedabad. He and his wife, teenage son and … Continue reading

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