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Gig Economy in India: What’s The Way Forward?

A gendered lens is important when collecting data on gig workers. By – Isheeta Sharma On 30 June 2020, the Institute of Social Studies Trust (ISST) organised a virtual panel discussion on ‘Locating Women in the Gig Economy in India’…. Continue Reading →

Highlights- The State of the Urban Youth India 2013: Employment, Livelihood, Skills #mustread #mustshare

   UN- Habitat released a consolidated research report titled “The State of the Urban Youth India 2013: Employment, Livelihoods, Skills”, which brings together research findings, data and literature to suggest the need for a paradigm shift in addressing the issue of the urban young. The… Continue Reading →

#India – Hidden spaces- Invisible workers #Vaw #Justice

KALPANA SHARMA, The Hindu , Jan 19,2013 The HinduInvisible world. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan TOPICS The issue of violence perpetrated on domestic workers, largely women, remains mostly invisible and unaddressed. The many conversations on violence against women that began on December… Continue Reading →

BMC employees without #Aadhaar denied salaries #Illegal #UID #WTFnews

    Published: Wednesday, Jan 2, 2013, 9:48 IST By DNA Correspondent | Place: Mumbai | Agency: DNA   Are you a government official without a unique identity (UID) card? Get one soon or else you will receive a financial… Continue Reading →

Gujarat: Govt accused of manipulating youth employment data

DNA, Ahmedabad, 8 December 2012 Ahmedabad: Gujarat government’s tall claim of providing employment to 65,000 youth under ‘Swami Vivekananda Youth Employment Week’ have been contradicted by its won reply to a RTI plea filed on issue. Jyoti Karmachari Mandal (JKM), the… Continue Reading →

Breaking the silence around disabled sexuality #mustread

Desexualised or hypersexualised because of their impairments, women with disabilities are denied the right to see themselves and be seen as independent sexual beings. Introducing a series on disability and sexuality byRicha Kaul Padte   “I’d rather use my legs… Continue Reading →

NAC Recommends ONE HOLISTIC Disability Law & Full Legal Capacity # Goodnews

NAC for Tax Benefits to Employers of Disabled Persons New Delhi, Jun 10 (PTI) The National Advisory Council, chaired by Sonia Gandhi, has recommended giving tax benefits to private employers of persons with disabilities, in a set of measures to… Continue Reading →

WTF : CITU’s demand government to Strengthen Cyberpolicing!

Mar 31, 2012 Published on the eve of the Seminar on IT organized at Kozhikode in connection with the 20th Party Congress of CPI(M) Resolution on IT sector adopted in 11th National Conference of CITU held at Chandigarh Information Technology… Continue Reading →

Obama: Cover Birth Control; 8 Egyptian Women Win

The Obama administration said Jan. 20 that health insurance plans must cover contraceptives for women without charge, and it rejected a broad exemption sought by the Roman Catholic Church for insurance provided to employees of Catholic hospitals, colleges and charities,… Continue Reading →

A decade long struggle of a feminist against Sexual Harassment in Kerala

P E Usha, a non-teaching employee of Calicut University, charged Prakashan, a male colleague, with making sexually coloured remarks about her in their workplace. This happened after she was assaulted sexually on a bus by a stranger late in the… Continue Reading →

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