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Health Camp organised by Sahbhagi Shikshan Kendra

SSK Ghaziabad had organised a Health Camp at Bombay Colony, Nand Gram, Ghaziabad on 17th June 2016. Around 98 migrants participated and took free advice on health related issues. Information regarding Dengue, Malaria and basic health education was also shared with the target groups.

Care Regimes and Transnational Migration: What Happens to Those Left Behind


Over the last few decades migration studies have fruitfully intersected with race, class and gender studies to foreground the gradual but steady marketisiation and commodification of migrant women’s reproductive labour from poor to richer countries.

Report of a One-Day Workshop on Issues Related to Social Security and Services of Urban Poor

It was a pleasant moment for SSK Ghazibad centre to organize a one-day workshop on 19th May, 2016 to address the issues related to social security and services of urban poor.Migration from rural areas to urban areas to earn for livelihood is become a burning issue today. People of marginalized and backward group are migrating […]

Migration is Here to Stay

Migration has been a recurring phenomenon throughout human history. Since time immemorial, man has perpetually been on the move in search of greener pastures and greater opportunities. These migratory movements have been a potent force in shaping the cultural landscape and political configuration in much of the modern world.

SAMPARK Celebrates International Labour Day

As an initial step of involving collectives of Shramik Mithras, members of collectives, the WRC team and other workers from several labour colonies organised Labour Day Celebrations on 1st May, 2016 at Play Ground Next to Freedom International School, 11th Cross, 17th Main, HSR Layout, Sector-4, Bengaluru -560102 at 10.00 am at Play Ground. About […]

Workshops organised by Gram-Utthan

The collective meeting was organised on 18th February 2016 at Balakati Village. More than thirty collective members actively participated in the Meeting. The discussions mainly revolved around migrant workers and workers at the source level. The meeting stressed upon the issue of organising occupations based on collective effort.

Ray of Hope

I have recently joined the Agrasar team. To directly orient myself to the various initiatives driven by Agrasar, I decided to interact with a few students to understand about the education program, ‘Agrasar Bachpan’. While interacting, it was my conversation with Pooja that helped me get better insight into the inspiration behind Agrasar Bachpan.

Employment Consultation Camp for the Youth of Migrant Families

Employment Consultation Camp for the youth of migrant families was organized by PEPUS at village Jaraha of Kaudihar block, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh on 25th January 2016. The camp was well attended by the girls of the migrant community.Project Director, Mrs. Kamla addressed the participants and stressed upon the need of education for girls in general […]

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.

Focus on Migration: Cities on the Climate Front Line

Extreme weather has displaced around 26 million people from their homes every year since 2008. Yet climate migration has failed to make it on to the negotiating table at major climate change summits, and COP 21 could be no different.