India’s New OSHW Code Appreciates Migrant Workers’ Realities, but Fails To Ensure Comprehensive Protection
The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code (OSCHWC), 2020 takes into account ground realities of present-day migration landscape, but remains limited in scope.
India's migrant worker crisis during the lockdown brought misery to thousands. But it also showed what social media is capable of - building inclusive networks of solidarity at a time when the State fails to act.
The twin calamity of COVID-19 and floods in Assam and Bihar has crippled fieldwork for NGOs.
The manner in which Assam's headcount exercise is justified borrows from Malthus' theory on overpopulation.
As the conflict continues to displace hundreds in Myanmar's Rakhine State, monasteries have opened their doors to those fleeing.
Khin Zaw Win recalls his recent journey to Myanmar's westernmost state ravaged by a twin crisis of armed conflict and a raging pandemic.
From high drop-out rates among children to lack of awareness, migrant workers in Kerala, especially those employed in plantations, face severe challenges in living a dignified life.
By building across-the-board solidarities and bipartisan alliances, American Sikhs have carved out a space for themselves in US politics. But a host of key issues remain unresolved.