Ghar, Kaam and Her

|Ghar, Kaam and Her
Ghar, Kaam and Her 2021-04-15T13:00:42+00:00

The informal woman worker is quite often bound by the shackles of her own house. The household chores and the responsibilities that she takes up outside of her house engulf her, consume her, until all that is left is really nothing of her. She is reduced to a machine, one that works for others – at home or otherwise. This section attempts to explore more about HER in the whirlwind of responsibilities.

April, 2021

Perils of street vending

Occupational hazards that exist for women in the street vending work

5 minutes read

April, 2021

Skin, lungs & bones

Occupational hazards suffered specifically by the women manual scavengers in India

5 minutes read

March, 2021

Threads of hope & despair

Outlining the challenges of the large female work-force in the handloom industry

5 minutes read

March, 2021

The construct(ion) of gender

Examining the multifaceted forms of gender-based discrimination experienced by women in the construction work industry

5 minutes read

February, 2021

Bole chudiyan

Stories about hardship, mortality, and unequal pay that the bangle manufacturing industry tells us

4 minutes read

October, 2020

The migrant woman

A vivid exploration of the correlation between women migrants and the construction industry

4 minutes read

October, 2020

Women in the shadow

A poem on the work conditions of women in the informal sector

3 minutes read

October, 2020

Parasites of the public space?

The work-life of a woman street vendor in India and the role of gender in the struggles and vulnerabilities faced by them

4 minutes read

October, 2020

Is work from home hardly working?

Double-clicking on the glorified concept of work-from-home and uncovering what it means for women in the home-based informal industry of beedi manufacturing

6 minutes read

October, 2020

Work, work and more work

What working conditions look like for domestic workers in India- is your home a safe workplace?

4 minutes read

October, 2020

One false step

HER Working Conditions: A look at the hazards faced on a daily basis by construction workers

3 minutes read

September, 2020

Down in the dumps

Accounting the daily working conditions of a woman engaged in managing waste and sanitation of our homes, colonies, and cities at large

7 minutes read

August, 2020

My health or my wealth?

The Covid-19 pandemic- from your domestic help’s perspective

5 minutes read

August, 2020

A virus’ tryst with women workers

An analytical and informative read on how COVID-19 impacted the informal workers in two manufacturing industries

8 minutes read

August, 2020

Is my work essential?

Trials and tribulations of a Delhi-based street vendor couple during the Covid-19 pandemic, 2020

6 minutes read

August, 2020

Constructing with corona

COVID-19: How women construction workers are dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic

4 minutes read

July, 2020

Help or labour?

An exploration of the exploitation of children in the paan and beedi industry in India

7 minutes read