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#India – Sexual Harassment at Workplace Bill becomes Law #Vaw #Womenrights

26 Apr 2013, 01:44 PM Law to curb sexual harassment at work   New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee has given his assent to a bill under which cases of sexual harassment at workplace, including against domestic help, will have to be… Continue Reading →

Hong Kong domestic workers lose residency case #Vaw #migrantworkers

Top court denies domestic workers from Philippines the same status that is available to other foreigners after seven years guardian.co.uk, Monday 25 March 2013 03.48 GMT   Hong Kong’s top court has denied permanent residency to two maids from the Philippines…. Continue Reading →

Women Bill to curb sexual harassment in workplaces passed in Rajya Sabha #Vaw #Womenrights

  PTI Cases of sexual harassment of women at workplace, including against domestic help, will have to be disposed of by inhouse committees within a period of 90 days failing which penalty of Rs 50,000 would be imposed. Repeated non-compliance… Continue Reading →

Press Release- Invisible World of Domestic Workers Exposed at the Public Hearing #Vaw

Domestic Workers Demand Their Due Share and Labour Rights New Delhi, February 11 : The hand that feeds, cares for children, keeps the house clean and shining is often left unattended, uncared for and at times bruised and beaten. That’s the… Continue Reading →

ATTN #delhi- Public Hearing on Women in the Unorganised (Unprotected) Sector in the Era of Globalization #Vaw #Justice

All Are Welcome ! Shahari Mahila Kaamgaar Union (affiliated to National Alliance of People’s Movements) Invites you to Public Hearing   on Women in the Unorganised (Unprotected) Sector in the Era of Globalization Date: 11th February, 2013, Monday Time: 11 AM… 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 →

A victory against modern day slavery- HRW

December 1, 2012 Nisha Varia World Report 2012: A Landmark Victory for Domestic Workers Governments may never be able to count the number of women and girls who escape getting trapped into domestic servitude due to better labour standards. But… Continue Reading →

India -Paying wife for domestic work ? A salary plan that changes nothing

  MAYA JOHN, The Hindu Instead of asking a man to pay his wife for her domestic work, the state must create jobs for women outside the home in order to truly empower them Recently during a press conference called… Continue Reading →

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