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Aunohita Mojumdar 15h
"Women simply want to be allowed to do their jobs, rather than spend harrowing years engaging with an obdurate judicial system. What next is the logical question: what are the varied paths to justice, reparation and self-healing?" writes Laxmi Murthy
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Aunohita Mojumdar 15h
: "It is the spectacular inadequacy of ‘due process’ that has forced women to speak out publicly, in the hope of finally getting justice." writes Laxmi Murthy :
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Aunohita Mojumdar 15h
: "The tilt towards the criminal law framework in dealing with sexual harassment at the workplace has involved an unnecessary and dangerous shift to establishing mens rea or criminal intent, in addition to establishing the alleged act itself." writes Laxmi Murthy:
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Aunohita Mojumdar 15h
"The pushback has been severe, with accusations of ‘vengeful women’, ‘lynch mob’. Many are being exhorted by naysayers and feminists supportive of women speaking out to follow ‘due process’ as the superior method to address their grievances." writes Laxmi Murthy
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Himal Southasian 13h
Replying to @Himalistan
“A number of tea gardens in the region regularly fail to deposit the amount deducted from workers for their provident funds.” Read more on our coverage on and Sushovan Dhar’s piece on tea-garden workers in and their oppressive conditions:
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Himal Southasian 13h
Replying to @Himalistan
“Organised labour should follow the lead of enlightened union leaders who have been at the forefront of organising temporary workers and taking up their issues.” Read the comprehensive piece by Balasingham Skanthakumar on the movement in .
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Himal Southasian 16h
Replying to @Himalistan
“How can an occupation that requires the operator to carry around nine mandatory government-approved documents be informal?” Read more about our coverage on and Simon Harding’s piece on Delhi’s auto drivers.
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Himal Southasian 16h
ICYMI: Laxmi Murthy on due process and the art of listening in her new piece titled, “India’s moment”. Read in detail here:
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Himal Southasian 18h
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“The Bangladeshi labour law is reasonably comprehensive in many regards.” Read more on our coverage on and Colin Long piece on Bangladeshi labourers, trade unions and international support:
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Himal Southasian 18h
Replying to @Himalistan
“The bail granted to the two Maruti workers by the Supreme Court was reported by several major news publications.” Read more on our coverage on and Anumeha Yadav report on the violenceat the Maruti Suzuki plant in Haryana in 2012:
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Himal Southasian Nov 14
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Himal Southasian Nov 14
Replying to @Himalistan
"There is, however, no inherent healing effect of disclosure." Read our LATEST piece by Laxmi Murthy on ‘India’s moment’ here:
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Himal Southasian Nov 14
Replying to @Himalistan
New on Himal: Laxmi Murthy on due process and the art of listening in her new piece titled, “India’s moment”. Read in detail here:
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Himal Southasian Nov 13
Replying to @Himalistan
"It is the spectacular inadequacy of ‘due process’ that has forced women to speak out publicly, in the hope of finally getting justice." Read our LATEST piece by Laxmi Murthy on ‘India’s moment’ here:
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Himal Southasian Nov 13
Replying to @Himalistan
“The time has finally arrived to heed these voices, and with understanding.” Read our LATEST piece by Laxmi Murthy on ‘India’s moment’ here:
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Himal Southasian Nov 13
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Mallika Aryal Nov 13
100 days since Shahidul Alam was abducted and detained by the government. has a great profile of this brilliant man.
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Himal Southasian Nov 13
Replying to @Himalistan
“What next is the logical question: what are the varied paths to justice, reparation and self-healing?” Read our LATEST piece by Laxmi Murthy on ‘India’s moment’ here:
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Himal Southasian Nov 13
Replying to @Himalistan
New on Himal: Laxmi Murthy on due process and the art of listening in her new piece titled, “India’s moment”. Read in detail here:
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Himal Southasian Nov 13
Replying to @Himalistan
“What then, are the remedies available to deal with sexual harassment in the work place?” Read our LATEST piece by Laxmi Murthy on ‘India’s moment’ here:
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