Human Rights Day Commemorated by UWF in Chennai

Unorganized Workers Federation commemorated Human Rights Day (10th Dec) with a public demonstration near Chennai Collectorate. The Workers paid homage to Justice V.R Krishna Iyer, an eminent jurist and civil rights campaigner who had passed away on 4th of Dec 2014. The demonstration attended predominantly by women workers in the informal sector demanded that the government appreciate that ‘labour rights’ were ‘human rights’. Speakers at the demonstration identified the rampant prevalence of bonded labour, child labour and forced evictions as key human rights violations and also presented a list of demands to the central and state government. Press Release 10.12.14 Demonstration

Human Rights Day Demostration

Human Rights Day Demostration near Chennai Collectorate Office

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