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    Have MGNREGA Workers Become Bonded Labourers?

    Millions of workers remain unpaid for their work for several months. Despite over Rs. 21,000 crores of pending wages, the allocation under MGNREGA is...

    The Right Policies Can Protect the Workers of Asia and the Pacific

    Our workers are generally ill-equipped to unlock new opportunities, fulfill life aspirations for themselves and their families but also to face ongoing challenges emanating...

    Social Contract Needed to Lift Asia-Pacific Workforce Out of Poverty: UNESCAP

    Denied decent work opportunities and highly vulnerable to systemic shocks such as pandemics or economic downturns, workers in Asia and the Pacific are under...

    Bangladesh Tea Workers Get a Pittance After 18-Day Strike

    The tea workers had thrust the ball in the court of prime minister Sheikh Hasina – but the settlement comes for a pittance. The...

    Emergency Credit Guarantee Scheme Saved 1.5 Crore Jobs During Pandemic: Prime Minister Modi

    The government is abolishing laws from the period of slavery and labour laws are being simplified, the Prime Minister said, adding that 29 labour...

    Shrinking Job Market Deepens Economic Crisis in Myanmar

    New ILO estimates shows that Myanmar remains deeply affected by job losses in first half of 2022 as employment remains well below 2020 levels...

    Falling Labour Share Highlights High Income Inequality in India

    A large majority of the population suffers from low income, aggregate demand remains depressed, leading to a glut or over-production leading to a decline...

    Pakistan’s Coal Miners Restless

    Poor regulatory conditions, especially the absence of government department inspection of mines, as provided under the law has meant owners don’t care to put...
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    Non-communicable Diseases Emerge as ‘Top Killers Globally’ – WHO

    Authors of the report say that every two seconds, one person under the age of 70 dies of a...

    How to Make COP27 a Success

    From melting glaciers to a ‘monster’ monsoon, record-breaking floods have left a third of Pakistan currently under water and...

    Have MGNREGA Workers Become Bonded Labourers?

    Millions of workers remain unpaid for their work for several months. Despite over Rs. 21,000 crores of pending wages,...

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    Non-communicable Diseases Emerge as ‘Top Killers Globally’ – WHO

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