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Irula Workers hold Seminar; Demand State to protect their rights and livelihood

  On 2nd April 2017, a seminar was held to discuss the issues of Irula Tribal community. The Seminar was organized by Sarpam Irular Thozhilalar Sangam (Sarpam Irula Workers Association). R. Geetha, adviser to the union, presided over this seminar … Continue reading

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Workers Yatra for Land and Livelihood Rights Concludes in Chennai

Over 500 workers from across Tamilnadu participate in the demonstration on 1st March Unorganized workers from across the state took out a van yatra from 21st Feb to 1st March to highlight the issues of eviction, farm distress, bonded labour, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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I have not heard from him since – STATE-WIDE CAMPAIGN AGAINST BONDED LABOUR

(Arindam Majumdar, Asian College of Journalism) “I have not heard from him since,” says Ramani. “ I don’t even know if he is alive , my baby does not know his father,” she adds. Ramani’s husband was taken as a … Continue reading

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In the News – 16

Dec 31, 2012 – Campaign seeks rehabilitation of manual scavengers http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/campaign-seeks-rehabilitation-of-manual-scavengers/article4257615.ece Dec 28,2012 – தமிழகத்தில் விவசாயிகளின் தற்கொலை? http://www.keetru.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=22504%3A2012-12-28-10-47-48&catid=1550%3A2012&Itemid=796&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+keetru%2FmAfm+%28Keetru+RSS+Feed%29 Dec 28, 2012 – Give us wages we were promised, NREGS women workers demand http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/chennai/give-us-wages-we-were-promised-nregs-women-workers-demand/article4246143.ece Dec 27, 2012 – CPI(M), CPI cadre held for … Continue reading

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Labour Rights are Human Rights: Informal Workers Commemorate Human Rights Day

Demanding the Government to protect the rights of the informal workers and to repeal unjust and anti worker legislations like FDI in retail, workers from different organizations, organized a day long sharing of workers issues to mark 10th December as … Continue reading

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