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Date:
7 June 2017
Country:
India
Title:
Does the Fight for Working Women's Rights in India Leave Out Informal Workers? (video)
Publication:
NDTV
Description:

"Eight out of ten working women in urban India are informally employed. The women who work in garment factories, construction sites, as rag-pickers, tailors, and domestic helpers have no social security, no formal places of work and no legal contracts to protect their rights. The Startup Wednesday show brings to you the challenges of home-based working women and startups that are employing and empowering women in India. Watch as experts, entrepreneurs and the working women themselves talk about the issues they face."

 

WIEGO Home-based Worker Specialist Shalini Sinha and Firoza Mehrotra of HomeNetSouth Asia are interviewed in this video.

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