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Agrasar Bachpan: Stories on the Go

It was 12:30 pm; students were leaving from their school. Two children were still sitting in their classroom, with their eyes staring at the wall. The teacher was trying to “investigate” into the “case”, to find out the “facts” to give a “punishment” to the “guilty”.

Financial Literacy awareness Camp organised by PEPUS

A Financial Literacy awareness Camp was organised by PEPUS, on May 17, 2016 at village-Bheekhanpur, block-Kaudihar, District- Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh.The camp was attended by migrant labours and their families. It was explained to participants that without financial inclusion, social security cannot be assured as both are closely interlinked and they were suggested several ways through […]

PEPUS Celebrates International Labour Day

International Labour Day was organised by PEPUS on May 1st 2016 at village Tikra of Kaudihar block, Dist. Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. The programme was well attended by migrant labourers and their family members.The programme was attended by Mr.Jagdish Singh, President ,Nirmaan Shramik Suraksha Sangh (NSSS), Sanjay Tiwari, Pradhan ,Bijlipur, Ram Kailash , Clerk, Labour Department, […]

Legal Literacy Camp Organised by PEPUS

A legal literacy camp was organized by PEPUS at village Mamai, Kaudihar block, Dist, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh on 19th April 2016.The camp was organised to make aware migrant workers of their rights and entitlements as it is the first step towards work security and empowerment.

Migrant worker rescued from factory: A PARDA Initiative

A migrant labourer lost his left arm while working in a factory in Gujarat but his employer held him captive for over a year to cover up the incident.Lupeshwar Sabar, Tikelal Sahu and Babulal Sahu went to Hibond Cement factory Patidar village, Sapore P.S., Tehsil Gondal, Dist. Rajkot with Kisan Sahu who had earlier been […]

Aid for Cremation Secured Through SSK Initiative

Under the Migrant Worker Support Program, several village level awareness programmes are being conducted by SSK Muratganj at the behest of PEPUS. Through village level meetings migrant workers and their families are being provided information about several social security and welfare schemes. The awareness built is enabling them to benefit from different schemes.

March Towards Livelihood Development

Under the Migrant Worker Support Program, for migrant workers and their families work security, several village level awareness programmes are being conducted by SSK Lalgopalganj in 50 Panchayats of Kaudihar block covering 200 villages. As an effect of the efforts made till now, migrant community have started to express their belief that the awareness created […]

Migrant Workers Rescued from Telangana Brick Kiln

Here is yet another success story of PARDA against labor rights violation and vulnerability of women in migration at a location far away in Telangana. One Ramu(Sira) Naik (50) and his daughter Haseena(Khira) Naik (30) have been rescued by our Migration Resource Centre, PARDA.

Destination Visit to Tiruppur Tamil Nadu : Debadutta Club

Destination Visit To Tiruppur Tamil Nadu Dt-22.10.2015 to 28.10.2015 Venue- Tiruppur,Achampalayam,Nilipalayam & Anur Dist- Tiruppur Org by- Debadatta Club Grindolmal Bargarh Odisha Supported by- TATA TRUST Mumbai Debadatta Club Migration Project Staff & Shramikmitra organized a Destination visit from 22.10.2015 to 28.10.2015 to Tamil Nadu state in different places along with different factory workers.

Women at Work: An insight into the workspace of a ‘gajra’ vendor in Mumbai

This piece draws from informal interviews with a ‘gajra’ vendor in a residential colony in Mumbai. Jharna* is 46 years old, and has been vending flowers in the same spot since the year 2000.