We take a look at the problems faced by domestic workers, violence by the right-wing in Tripura, and a protest by students. We also bring you scenes from the massive farmers’ gathering in Muzaffarnagar
While domestic workers number in the tens of millions—constituting a major proportion of India’s workforce—their labor is not formally recognized, and they lack essential rights and guarantees.
We discuss Coronashock and Patriarchy, a study done by Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research, with Renata Porto Bugni to understand the impact of the pandemic on women and the LGBTQIA+ community.
The court has ruled that these employees can claim from the Compensation Fund if injured while on duty. The ground-breaking judgment also ensures domestic workers can apply retrospectively.
The 39-year-old woman was executed earlier this week on charges of murdering her employer. Rights organizations have long criticized the horrible conditions in which domestic workers are forced to work in Saudi Arabia, with the women facing abuse and rape
25 countries have so far ratified ILO’s Convention 189, providing numerous labor rights and other protections to millions of domestic workers across the world, 82% of whom are women.