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Domestic Workers Are Not Just Unemployed, They May Even Lose Their Shelter

Domestic Workers Are Not Just Unemployed, They May Even Lose Their Shelter

Domestic workers generally lead a life of low wages and struggle for survival in Indian cities. However what they have faced in recent times is an unprecedented crisis.  Periodic lockdowns have led to widespread loss of work and income. This extends often for a period much beyond the period of lockdown. This has led to increasing hunger and malnutrition. In[Read More…]

by 13/06/2021 Comments are Disabled India
Domestic workers in Maharashtra in the High Court 

Domestic workers in Maharashtra in the High Court 

It is by now widely acknowledged in many circles that domestic work is work that is crucial to the maintenance and reproduction of society and yet is the most neglected area of work and is not even officially recognised as work. In the recent pandemic, while some work like that related to the health care sector was at the forefront[Read More…]

by 25/10/2020 Comments are Disabled India
Distancing to Discrimination: Plight of Domestic Workers during Lockdown

Distancing to Discrimination: Plight of Domestic Workers during Lockdown

The persistent vulnerability of domestic workers during lockdown is a phenomenal issue in India. There is a however an intricate relationship between the madam-maid where upper class women and the lower class maid have got class based relation which is quite historical in nature. According to the International Labour Organisation, the terms of employment of domestic workers are often not[Read More…]

by 21/07/2020 1 comment India