articles by Sarasvati NT

India

‘Barred from entering’: Dharavi domestic workers recount the social impact of the COVID 19 pandemic

Domestic workers from Dharavi still face social stigma as many housing societies bar entry for them. The women blame media’s sensational reporting for the unending discrimination.

India

“COVID 19 lockdown increased our hardships” - Voices from the women-led households of Mumbai

Women informal workers, who are the only earning members of the family, are demanding immediate attention to their issues of unemployment and financial instability.

India

In debt for survival: Domestic workers in Mumbai narrate ordeal of COVID-19 lockdown

Many domestic workers in Mumbai, are now desperately waiting for a call from their employers asking them to come back to work