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Abolish Manual Scavenging – Rehabilitate the Workers

 TamilNadu Untouchability Eradication Front Protest Demonstration in Chennai June 21st 2013 Tamilnadu Untouchability Eradication Front organized a protest demonstration against the continuing practice of manual scavenging demanding its immediate abolition and rehabilitation of manual scavengers and conservancy workers forced to … 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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Life in the land of the black sun

 Sudharshan Varadhan talks to young rag pickers and residents near Kodingaiyur in North Chennai. The dumpyard has been a site of hazards and fire accidents and has been opposed by residents and activists. (Sudharshan Varadhan is a student of Asian … 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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Resettlement Colonies and Livelihood Challenges : A study on Kannagi Nagar

Researchers from Madras Institute of Development and activists have been conducting a study on livelihood patterns in Kannagi Nagar during 2011-2012. Kannagi Nagar being predominantly made of evicted slum population from various parts of the city, the study aims to … Continue reading

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