Migration Narratives: The SHRAM Blog

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Talk on ‘Low-skilled migration and precarious work – Where do the borders of forced migration begin and end?’

In this talk, Priya Deshingkar will draw on research conducted in different locations in Africa and Asia, including India, to draw out the conditions in which low-skilled migrants are recruited and employed and the contrasting discourses on their experience. In doing so, she will highlight the often complex and contradictory outcomes of migration and the […]

Discovering Our Voices: Agrasar

Women’s day was celebrated with full vigor and vitality. An interactive session was facilitated by our cheerful young leader in making Sonam Singh, a Societymaker team member.  The women gathered  together, flipped through the pages of history of women’s  day celebration. We gained insights into why we celebrate it today and the root of its […]

Workshop on ‘Labour Migration and Social Change in South Asia’

Though the movement of people in pursuit of work is not new, labour migration appears to be a growing phenomenon in the South Asian region. Empirical studies and papers analysing government data have shown that migration is not a simple movement from village to city in this region, but involves multiple streams and patterns including […]

Call for Papers: Workshop on Labour Migration and Social Change in South Asia

Property Rights for Street Vendors

This workshop offers a platform for young researchers, scholars and practitioners to share thoughts and receive feedback on current research about labour migration and the social changes it induces in sending and receiving communities. We invite papers from PhD scholars as well as young researchers and practitioners engaged with issues of migration and social change.

Rescuing Child Bonded Labour: Initiative by PARDA

A news paper reported on the torture committed on some brick kiln workers he raided the brick kiln and found 19 families from Odisha were found bondage in brick kiln of Sri Yedupati Raja at Vakarivarikandriga village. The Executive magistrate issued all of them release order under The Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act 1776 on […]

“Beti Zindabad” Awareness Programme

“Beti Zindabad” Awareness Programme was organised by Debadatta Club with the support of Action Aid on 20th August 2016 at Aragadi. On this occasion first an awareness rally was organised with school students, teachers, volunteers and women leaders. The slogan and placard were shown at the Rally.

Interaction with Block Administration on Interstate Migrant Labour Registration

Debadatta Club, Grindolmal organised an interactive programme with Block Administration on 22nd June 2016 on Interstate Migrant Labour Registration at Rajiv Gandhi Seba Kendra, Gaisilat. Mr.Hemanta Kumar Barik President of Debadatta Club chaired the programme.

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 and Management Training to SHG Leaders

Shramik Sahayata O Soochana Kendra of Darabar Sahitya Sansad (DSS), Sodhua, Balipatna organised a one day financial literacy and management training at DSS offiice on 29.06.2016. 29 women SHG leaders participated in the training programme.

Darabar Sahitya Sansad Organises Enterprise Training Mushroom Cultivation at Ghasiandoti and Indolakusiari Village

Shramik Sahayata O Soochana Kendra of Darbar Sahitya Sansad(DSS) organised an enterise promotion training targeting the left behind women from migrant families in these villages of Balipatana block in Khordha dist, Odiaha. A 10 day long training on mushroom cultivation was organised at  village Ghasiandhoti and Indolakusiari.