Since 23 April 2021, while Delhi NCR, Maharashtra and Rajasthan were under lockdown again, our Mazdoor Helpline (82-82-82-79-43) was circulated in several languages. Calls coming in have been related to requests for lockdown-related information as minimum state mechanisms have ceased, arrangement of transportation when extortion by private agencies is rampant and for on-ground relief in states under lockdown.
Migrant Worker Solidary Network's fact finding report on jhuggi fires in Noida's Barola (Sector 49) and Bahlolpur (Sector 63) Villages in April- May 2021.Click here to download report
As the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, women migrant workers were placed at a distinct disadvantage. Millions of women workers in labour-intensive occupations, from domestic work to construction lost their jobs, while also shouldering the responsibility of caregiving. This study draws on in-depth interviews with women workers in Delhi to document their life and experiences in the aftermath of the national lockdown in 2020.
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