Category: Tamil Nadu

Comment, Solidarity Autumn 2010

Comment, Solidarity Autumn 2010

Late last year I took part in a participatory evaluation of our UnionAID projects in South India and on the Thai-Burma border. I spent a week with each project and, after meetings and visits...

Madurai Women’s Development Resource Centre

Madurai Women’s Development Resource Centre

The UnionAID project works closely with the Madurai Women’s Development Resource Centre (also supported by NZAID through Christian World Service) which has achieved remarkable success over many years in supporting  and inspiring Dalit women...

The union is making a difference to our lives

The union is making a difference to our lives

My name is Kaleeswari and I live with my family in a small village on the lower hills of Kodaikanal in Tamil Nadu in South India. There are 32 families in our village and...

Dalit workers get organised

Dalit workers get organised

More than 30,000 Dalit workers in Tamil Nadu have formed local unions over the past 2 years as part of the UnionAID project with the Tamil Nadu Labour Union. 164 local unions work together...

Violations of core labour standards in India – ITUC Report

Violations of core labour standards in India – ITUC Report

“Despite efforts and programmes to address child labour, bonded labour and the position of Dalits, large numbers of people remain in deplorable situations. More than 1.3 million Dalits are estimated to be still employed...

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