As the COVID-19 pandemic flares fast and far, affecting millions of jobs and businesses, already leaving the informal and migrant workers in dire straits (unpaid, away from homes and many dead), India’s formally employed labour force stands next in the queue. This article shall delve into the state of labourers in India, the nature of … Continue reading “Reforms” for whom? – The myopic labour law reforms in Uttar Pradesh
The recent human flood of migrant workers flocking towards their villages was a worrisome situation for the central and the state governments. With no jobs, homes, savings, social security or ability to earn daily wages in cities, the village offered the only chance of survival. The situation not only exposed the ambiguous planning and shoddy … Continue reading CORONAVIRUS & THE MIGRANTS: A RUN FOR LIFE!
Be it a doctor, a professor, an officer or a child, each and every citizen of Uzbekistan is forcefully employed in the cotton fields during the harvesting season in order to make the nation one of the biggest cotton producer throughout the world. ‘Modern Slavery’ is the term which perfectly defines the unconscionable & inhumane … Continue reading Uzbekistan: The State which still perpetuates Slavery