The largest informal sector in the state has also been the most ignored sector and workers are not ready to take any more chances.
The proportion of employed rural women fell by 31% from 2011-12 to 2017-18, compared to a 6% reduction in employed men, reflecting how women have fared worst in the economic crisis. ... See MoreSee Less
When Rural Jobs Disappear, Women Are The First To Lose Out Tish Sanghera April 17, 2019 Share with your friends Your Name Your Email Recipient Email Enter a Message Captcha Submit Mumbai and Nashik: W...
Karnataka High Court upholds government's increase in minimum wages along with the payment of back wages ... See MoreSee Less
Siliguri (West Bengal) [India], Apr 16 (ANI): "We experience a severe scarcity of drinking water here throughout the year. However, the problem intensifies during the summer. Most of the wells dry up ...
Official estimates of domestic workers in India is 42 lakh, while the unofficial estimates stand at more than five crore. It said girls and women make up the significant majority of domestic workers, accounting for 75% of the increase in the number between 2000 and 2010, and that most employment takes place in the urban areas. It also said that 1,85,595 children are employed as domestic helpers. ... See MoreSee Less
Nagaland has come a long way since it attained statehood 55 years ago. Literacy rate of the state has increased significantly and the standard of living of many people has improved drastically over…
Given the huge demand for this kind of work, the lakhs of domestic and care workers in our country have no issues finding employment. But they do not enjoy basic work security: they are never sure when their work will be terminated, and most do not have access to basic benefits. Even those who have heard of some of the schemes meant for them do not have the information and support to obtain the services that are their due. ... See MoreSee Less