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Himal Southasian Nov 17
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Chapati Mystery Nov 10
Dukha during the world war - Himal Southasian
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rinan shah Nov 16
"The tea industry – one of the most profitable industries in the country – has enriched plantation owners while tea-garden workers have remained impoverished."
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Himal Southasian Nov 16
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More from our coverage on for our theme this week: Sushovan Dhar writes on tea-garden workers in and the oppressive conditions they are subject to. Read more here:
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Himal Southasian Nov 16
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More from our coverage on for our theme this week: What happened to the labour movement in ? A comprehensive by Balasingham Skanthakumar.
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Himal Southasian Nov 16
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More from our coverage on for our theme this week: Simon Harding on recognising the labour of Delhi’s auto drivers.
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Himal Southasian Nov 16
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More from our coverage on for our theme this week: Colin Long writes on Bangladeshi labourers, trade unions and international support:
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Himal Southasian Nov 16
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More from our coverage on for our theme this week: Anumeha Yadav writes on the fight for bail from the violence that erupted at the Maruti Suzuki plant in Haryana in 2012. Read more here:
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Himal Southasian Nov 16
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“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 Nov 15
ICYMI: “What then, are the remedies available to deal with sexual harassment in the work place?” Read Laxmi Murthy's piece on ‘India’s moment’ here:
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Aunohita Mojumdar Nov 15
"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 Nov 15
: "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 Nov 15
: "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 Nov 15
"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 Nov 15
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“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 Nov 15
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“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 Nov 15
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 Nov 14
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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 Nov 14
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“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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