Women and children in India’s flood-hit eastern region are at risk of being preyed upon by human traffickers and sold into slavery in middle class homes, restaurants and shops, and even brothels, a

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost 60 percent of countries are at high risk of using slave labour in their supply chains, according to a new global index launched on Thursday, which also

LAHORE: The Provincial Development Working Party (PDWP) has approved an amount of Rs 6009.793 million for the elimination of child and bonded labour under an integrated project.

The Supreme Court (SC) today directed Haryana to file a status report on the rehabilitation of 309 mine workers rescued from bonded labour.

MIRPURKHAS, Nov 5: The district and sessions court of Mirpurkhas ordered release of 15 bonded labourers belonging to Kot Ghulam Mohammad taluka after recording their statements on Tuesday.

This paper provides an ethnographic account of the changing facets of marginality for the Musahars of Uttar Pradesh. It takes a close look at how their identity is shaped by the resistance of those at the margins, by politics, and by interventions on the part of external agencies. The research deconstructs (i) the everyday resistance of the Musahars, as evident from their songs and poetry; (ii) the talk of state officials and state policies about Musahars; and (iii) the discourse of social activists, organisations and donor agencies.

New Delhi: If you have a domestic help below the age of 14 years, then the authorities may soon visit your house and send her to school.

In the shadow of India’s growing economy, labour bondage continues for many Sahariya labourers in Baran district, Rajasthan. Some of them, however, have rebelled against their masters and attempted to break their shackles. This article presents the findings of a recent investigation of their living conditions as well as of their struggle for freedom.

Dhanbad, Jan.

Taungyas have lived in Uttar Pradesh for decades but law does not recognise them. They have hope from the Forest rights Act 2006 in getting legal identity, as it recognises the traditional rights of scheduled tribes and other forest-dwellers on forest land and resources.

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