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Penn Thozhillalar Sangam Observes International Domestic Workers Day

  Yesterday was International Domestic Workers Day. Domestic workers have an international day to recognize their labour, but have no minimum wage, legal recognition of work status, no protection against sexual harassment at workplaces or even the basic social security … Continue reading

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From Frying pan into the Fire: The plight of Chennai’s slum dwellers since the floods

Public Hearing on Slum Evictions The government of Tamilnadu, in accordance with the Central Government’s wish that encroachments along water bodies are removed at the latest, has moved in with great vigour to remove slum dwellers from river banks and … Continue reading

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Residents Along B Canal Protest against Eviction

Demonstration by CPIM Chepauk Committee at Chepauk 4th October Friday Slum Dwellers residing along Buckingham Canal came together to protest against eviction in the name of city improvement. They claimed that they faced an imminent threat of eviction to chemencherry … Continue reading

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