A recently released government report captures a reality where unpaid labor, especially of women, has increased significantly, informal work has increased, agriculture is increasingly the mainstay of work, and low-paying self-employment dominates the world of work
Since the beginning of December, hundreds of agricultural workers have been carrying out a strike demanding labor rights and better working conditions. Since then, 3 agricultural workers have been killed in various incidents of police repression
The farmers, who are camped on the outskirts of the capital Delhi, have warned that they will hold a parade in the city on January 26, Republic Day, if the government does not address their key demands
Agricultural workers are mobilizing to demand that the Peruvian government and Congress follow through on their promise to pass a law granting labor rights and ensuring better working conditions for workers in this sector
Maurizio Coppola talks about the strike organized by migrant workers in Italy in response to a government proposal to temporarily regularize the statuses of some migrant workers. Migrant workers demand dignified conditions and access to rights
On May 21, migrant agricultural workers across Italy are set to strike in protest over the new immigration rules announced by the government. These rules – offering only six month permits for workers in limited sectors – fall far short of what has been demanded
We talk to Vijoo Krishnan on the issues being faced by Indian farmers during the COVID-19 pandemic and the steps the government needs to take.
What are some of the challenges faced by women in agriculture in India? What are the possible ways out of the agrarian crisis, that is hurting women farmers and agricultural workers the hardest?
General Secretary of UFAWUZ, Ady Mutero, explains the nature of the severe economic crisis in Zimbabwe
The agriculturists held a verdurazo, a protest where they distributed their produce for free. The protest highlighted the crisis faced by small farmers in Argentina and culminated with the announcement of a national forum for a people’s agrarian program in May