While most workers in Karnataka now get minimum wages of Rs 11,557 per month, garment factory workers are still paid Rs 7000-8000. State government has not increased their wages as per the law, or even after a recent court order
Through football, underprivileged girls in Bengaluru are getting scholarships to attend college, trips abroad, and even a place in the state team. Also, a collective of women have taken initiative to learn the game in their 30s
Carts of street food that offer a quick snack, little stalls selling just what you were looking for – street vendors are an integral part of life in Bengaluru. But why isn’t the government implementing the law that upholds their right to work?
Around 120 riders participated in a bike ride on Sunday to mark the international Menstrual Hygiene Day that falls on May 28th. The rally called for stopping isolation of women and treating them as untouchables during menstruation
This Saturday, Rotary Club held a campaign to promote cloth pads, menstrual cups etc., that are sustainable alternatives to sanitary napkins. The campaigners petitioned the Bengaluru Mayor to include these alternatives in government programmes
Illiteracy, caste dynamics and social constraints of a migrant worker — a survey in Whitefield reveals the mix of factors that keep a pourakarmika bound to her profession, irrespective of the conditions and compensation.
What’s the best way to avoid untoward incidents in one’s locality? Teaming up with other residents and going on patrols seems to be the way to ensure a safe new year celebration for everybody, in Indiranagar.
Saranya is a 2nd year student of Electronics and Communication Engineering in a college in Hosur, who dreams of becoming an IAS officer. Originally from Tiruvanamallai, Tamil Nadu, Saranya’s parents separated a few years ago.