Monthly Archives: December 2018

Maheebunissa and Amrita

By Amrita Sharma, Centre for Migration and Labour Solutions Who is this other? One who just walks in unannounced from the derelict, forgotten past of my country?Reminds me of its poverty and hunger that I thought no longer existed Knocks at … Continue reading

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Discounted rights for unaccounted populations: Access to finance as a basic human right

By Ayushi Shukla Ayushi works with Shram Sarathi as an India Fellow and is working on improving banking access among migrant communities in southern Rajasthan.   It’s a December morning. Vardi bai started her day earlier than usual. 30 years … Continue reading

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Unfinished Houses, Unfulfilled Lives

By Rupal Kulkarni and Shriram Padmanabhan, Rajasthan Shram Sarathi Association Hurji Meena and Chunna Ram Gameti, two migrants from southern Rajasthan separated by over 200 kilometres have never met, but have much in common. Chunnaram, a migrant from Gogunda tehsil, … Continue reading

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Dignified Housing: A Broken Dream for India’s Labour Migrants

By Nivedita Jayaram, Centre for Migration and Labour Solutions India’s cities rely on a large and growing number of rural labour migrants to power their expanding industrial and infrastructural development. Without official count or identity in the cities, this large … Continue reading

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