Why are care workers across India protesting?

A.R. Sindhu, General Secretary of All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers, talks about the issues faced by care workers and why they have launched a fresh wave of struggles

October 31, 2020 by Peoples Dispatch

For the past few months, care workers across India have launched a new wave of protests demanding their rights. This wave has been triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic during which these women have put their own lives at stake to provide primary healthcare to Indians across the country. But their own rights have suffered further neglect. A.R. Sindhu, General Secretary of All India Federation of Anganwadi Workers and Helpers, talks about the plight of these workers and their demands.

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