Mine workers’ safety
The Indian government has recently passed a law removing restrictions on women working in mines at night. However, activists point out that women stand to pay a much higher cost, in terms of their health and safety, than men if they do so
More than 200 laborers die on an average in coal mine-related explosions across the country every year.
Many miners work in almost inhuman conditions for 16-18 hours a day for merely $10 a week. Nearly 100 coal workers have died this year in accidents
The company has a very poor record in the country and has arbitrarily fired workers and concealed information about deaths in their mines