Search Results for: Forced labour

“The relationship between labourer and lender is timeless”: Rescuing forced labour and children – Anti-Slavery International

Many of India’s informal workers are getting pushed into bonded labour during coronavirus crisis | Read the full report in Scroll.in >> Loan sharks are exploiting workers’ inability to repay loans. Many families will instead resort to taking out loans … Continue reading

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Striving for a “just, free and equitable society” by combating human trafficking, slavery and child labour: Shakti Vahini – Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Orissa & West Bengal

Shakti Vahini visions, aspires and strives for Just, Free and Equitable society. We consider it a duty of every citizen to have social concerns and strive for the progress and development of society. In our efforts and struggle to achieve … Continue reading

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Not a lack of knowledge but loss of land behind malnutrition: How forced dependence on distribution system shatters self-sustained communities – Kerala

K. A. SHAJI, The Hindu, PALAKKAD, June 15, 2014 A year after a large number of child deaths were reported from Attappady owing to malnutrition, an official survey held in the past two weeks has found that 572 children below … Continue reading

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In search of best practice: How to protect society’s most vulnerable persons from human trafficking – IIAS, United Nations & Walk Free Foundation

What is trafficking in persons? | Read the full article here >> Broadly, trafficking is the exploitation of people, most often for sexual exploitation or forced labour. The different elements are captured within the UN ‘Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and … Continue reading

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Tagore’s call to end the enslavement of India’s peasantry remains relevant today: Modern slavery is still very common – Global Slavery Index & UNICEF

Tagore’s alienation and the zamindari system [Rabindranath Tagore] conspicuously distanced himself from the middle class, or the bhadralok, although they constituted the head and front of his audience as an author. Tagore’s alienation from such people can be contrasted with his … Continue reading

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