June 16, 2011, was a landmark day for domestic workers the world over. The Convention C 189 was passed, giving domestic workers the world over increased hope of legislative and social justice. Eighteen countries have
Why did the garment workers protest in April 2016, against new provident fund rules? How was the protest handled by the state, and what did the protesters who were arrested undergo? PUCL published a fact-finding report.
The will to change begins in the body not in the mind
My politics is in my body, accruing and expanding with every
act of resistance and each of my failures
Adrienne Rich (b. 1929), U.S. poet and feminist. “Tear Gas,” lines 38-39 (1969).
Whatever the causes, and whatever the justifications for economic tension, we seem to be just going through the motions, and not really pausing to reflect, either on how we got here or what we should do now that we are here.