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Migration of Orissa’s Tribal Women

Author : Vikas Jha | 2016 |
Published By: Economic and Political Weekly (EPW)

In Odisha’s poverty-stricken tribal areas, recent shifts in migration trends have revealed the increasing movement of young women towards urban centres in search of work. The ‘push’ factor is responsible for such migration, but as a recent workshop revealed, the prospects such work offers leave much to be desired. Living conditions are unhygienic, the salary poor and tribal women are vulnerable to exploitation by unscrupulous agents.

URL : 20140703051315.pdf

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