Mine workers’ safety
38 workers are confirmed to be trapped, with fears of even more buried, inside a makeshift gold mine in Sulawesi in eastern Indonesia, highlighting the dangerous shadow sector of unlicensed mining in Indonesia
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.