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Gharelu Kamgar Haq Abhiyan

Gharelu Kamgar Haq Abhiyan

In India estimates say that there are 9 core women domestic workers and 61th round of NSSO 2004-2005 says that the number is 4.47 crores. In total domestic workers, 90% are women and children in the age group of 12 to 75 and also in this 25% are the below the age of...
Domestic Workers Gathering in Kolkata

Domestic Workers Gathering in Kolkata

Reported By : Proshin Ghosh, Sr.Officer – Programmes, Kolkata       Kolkata, West Bengal:  Upholding the demand for right to minimum wage, social security and dignity, more than 2000 domestic workers participated in a congregation on 16th June, 2016 on the...
Urban Slum successfully Campaigns for Anganwadi Centre

Urban Slum successfully Campaigns for Anganwadi Centre

Reported By: NGO Partner HRIDAY and Proshin Ghosh, Sr. Officer Programmes, Kolkata   ‘Now we do not need to go far for treatment’– shared a pregnant women resident of Neech Para,    Jyotirmoy Colony, Siliguri.     Siliguri, West Bengal: The Jyotirmoye slum is...
A Step towards Sanitation

A Step towards Sanitation

Reported By: Proshin Ghosh, Sr. Officer Programmes, Kolkata      Jamshedpur: ‘Now we have our own household toilets’, the women from Janta Basti Slum spoke aloud in a chorus.   Toilets were constructed for 23 families living in the slum under the Swachh Bharat...
Advocacy for Urban Poor

Advocacy for Urban Poor

Reported by Arpita Macwan, Officer – Partnership Management, Ahmedabad     Ahmedabad, Gujarat: A daylong meeting was organized by IGSSS with seven partners implementing the Urban Poverty Programme – Samaveshi Sheher.  The two pronged discussion agenda included...
Consultation – Urban Governance

Consultation – Urban Governance

Reported By : Arpita Macwan, Officer – Partnership Management   Ahmedabad,Gujarat: The consultation focused on discussion on the topic of – Participatory and Inclusive Urban Governance attended by representatives of civil society organizations.   Rafi...
IGSSS Partnership Awards

IGSSS Partnership Awards

Guwahati: On the last day of Annual Partner’s Meet in Guwahati, Partner Organizations were felicitated for innovative and sustainable programmes that helped bring about a change within their target community.   The final selection of the awardees was made by Dr....
Meeting with DCW Official for Rehabilitation of Urban Homeless

Meeting with DCW Official for Rehabilitation of Urban Homeless

    Reported By : Mr.Sadanand Bag, Manager Advocacy,New Delhi New Delhi: As a member of Delhi Housing Rights Task Force (DHRTF) and Shahri Adhikar Manch: Begharon Ke Saath (SAM:BKS), IGSSS representative met Ms. Swati Maliwal, Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women...
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