Books, papers & articles

|Books, papers & articles
Books, papers & articles 2020-08-28T15:34:31+00:00
  • To gain an overview about the gendered nature of the informal sector and the various industries therein, click here.
  • To check out Tripti Lahiri’s book Maid in India: Stories of Inequality and Opportunity Inside Our Homes, click here.
  • To check out Maria Mercedes Vázquez’s book The Question of Class in Contemporary Latin American Cinema, click here.
  • To read more about Domestic workers Representation in Online Comedic content, click here.
  • To know more about how Covid-19 has impacted domestic workers across the globe,  take a look at the ILO fact sheet here.
  • To understand ‘The Impact of Work-Life of Women Domestic Workers on their Family-Life’, read this paper by Mr. Prakash Yadao Khillare and Dr. Madhulika Ajay Sonawane here.
  • Here is an insightful conversation between writer Tanushri Banerjee and her maid, Shoma.
  • To know more about how house work is divided between men and women across the world, check out the Time Use report by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development here.
  • To learn more about the working conditions of sanitation workers across the world, click here.
  • To learn more about the SWaCH co-operative click here.
  • If interested in reading more about the discrimination prevalent in this industry, please click here.
  • Check this report to learn more about a focussed study with respect to understanding the working conditions of women workers in this industry, by clicking here.
  • To know more about the street vendors of Sarojini Nagar market, New Delhi, click here.
  • To know more about the impact of Covid-19 on female street vendors in Delhi, click here.
  • Street Vendors in the Global Urban Economy by Sharit Bhowmik looks at the living and working conditions of street vendors in different cities of the world. It examines the legal guidelines regarding control of public space and the rights of the working poor to earn their livelihood, and the civic authorities’ constant regulation of this space. Take a look here.
  • To read on historical perspectives of women’s labour and how history and gender norms are entwined to result in the position of women in the labour force, click here.
  • To read further about the exploitation of women in the garment sector, click here.
  • To read up on key findings from in-depth research conducted by the International Center for Research on Women (ICRW) for the apparel sector community, click here to access the business brief.
  • To learn more about Beedi work and factors influencing the same, click here.
  • To read more about intersectional access and identities within the occupation of beedi manufacturing, click here.
  • If you are interested in learning more about the unorganized sector of beedi-rolling, owing to the lack of data about the organized sector, click here to access a focused study.
  • To read more about how the situation of women beedi rollers changed in the southern states click here.
  • To read about the lives of beedi workers in India click here for a story on the same.
  • To know about how Covid has impacted the Beedi Industry click here.
  • To learn more about construction workers, read here.
  • To learn more about the child labour and the provisions to prevent the same, click here.