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This article is more than four years old.

... education and campaigning, for the scenario to change in India. The UK tribunal judgement however, should serve as a ... issue of Indian employers abusing their employees outside India. Our embassies and consulates should issue guidelines ... and cultural (sleeping on the floor is pretty common in India, beds not being the norm for the vast majority), wage ...

This article is more than four years old.

... picking with southern slavery in America. Never with India. Inexplicably, given I have clear memories of detailed geography lessons about India’s agricultural patterns and cotton-growing states. My ... the 1980s. So why did I read and write so little about India’s cotton-picking children? Perhaps because child ...

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... addressed. The excuse is appalling, though predictably so. India, like Bangladesh, Pakistan and other Asian, African and ... to fathom. The battle to overturn this harsh verdict on India's poorest, most vulnerable children will commence once ...

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... tends a spirulina tank at a teaching farm in Tamil Nadu, India. PWRDF under a ... playing with my grandchildren back home in my village in India. At our age, grandchildren make life worth living. What ... from our poorest states of Bihar and Uttar Pradesh. Within India, the more affluent states like Kerala, Punjab and ...

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Tea pickers in Wayanad, India. Steenbergs under a ... of securing labour rights for plantation workers in India. Last September, the BBC revealed appalling conditions ... entitled ‘ The more things change… Enduring abuses on India’s tea plantations ’ found that, despite being part ...

This article is almost seven years old.

... Bishakha BISHAKHA DATTA is a writer and filmmaker based in India. Her most recent book is 9 Degrees of Justice , a ... of essays on struggles against violence on women in India. Her most recent documentaries include In The Flesh: ... the World Bank stated that 68.7 per cent of people in India live on less than $2 per day. 1 We’re talking about ...
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... on the great concrete cliffs of the Sardar Sarovar dam in India are building a giant that will swallow up the Narmada ... paradox. But there's no strangeness in women labouring in India. The world's hard labour is done mostly by women: in ... for progress. The massive Sardar Sarovar dam in Gujarat, India has been planned since 1947. The foundation stone was ...

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... and 2007 – from 1 in 184 Americans to 1 in 76’. 5 In India, a country dogged by grinding poverty, the leading ... found in its poorest states. The highest suicide rates in India ‘are found in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the two states ... the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine led the India suicide study. Commenting on its findings, he says: ...
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This article is almost seven years old.

... families. Life is cheap in our countries, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Africa. Just five months ago, 112 people ... hoping the scandal won’t touch them. I think Bangladesh, India and Pakistan should take the blame for their own, ...
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... ancestors were brought over by the British from Southern India to work on the Sinhalese-majority island’s tea and ...

This article is almost five years old.

... can only be sustained for a limited period of time. In India, by the time they reach 30 years of age, workers are ... even when they work in the industry for several years. In India, most workers remain in the same factory for less than ...

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