Tea garden workers
Tea workers strike Tea workers demand hike in minimum wages in India

Hundreds of tea workers from Assam protested in Delhi, demanding implementation of minimum wages and for the betterment of working conditions

Sri Lanka tea garden workers Tea Garden workers in Sri Lanka are demanding a wage hike

Sri Lanka is the second largest tea exporter in the world and the industry is the main source of foreign exchange earning, but workers employed in the sector remain poor and exploited.

Tea workers across two Indian states fight for fair wages, better work conditions

The combination of poverty, disease, low wages, malnourishment, poor living and working conditions and a lack of basic health care and education services has led to the tea workers ending up in a highly abusive and exploitative situation.