In South Korea, Asian migrant workers face exploitation at work, in absence of labour law protection
Activists and workers say migrant workers in Pocheon work 10 to 15 hours a day, with only two Saturdays off per month. They earn around US$ 1,300-1,600 per month, well below the legal minimum wage their contracts are supposed to ensure.
Reservation fufils demand of substantive equality under Article 16(1) of Constitution; states duty-bound to offer it to disadvantaged groups
Under the Constitution, reservation is an aspect of substantive equality which imposes a duty on states to provide it for those groups who are disadvantaged in different terms
This comes as a response to the concerns that have been raised by creators, users and advertisers.
AT&T Inc pulled all its advertising from Alphabet Inc’s YouTube for the second time in two years.
While the State may now take measures to protect women in dance bars, are alternative livelihoods available to these women, especially as they grow older and can no longer work at bars?
Amit Shah claims 52 Dalits and tribals, including women and children, 'enslaved' in Karnataka, but govt busy with cabinet expansion
According to the media report that Amit Shah was referring to, 52 people from the two communities, including 16 women and four children, were enslaved in Karnataka and forced to work for 19 hours a day without wages.
Lok Sabha passes 'historic' bill which bans commercial surrogacy; single parents, same-sex couples not entitled
The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill 2016 that prohibits commercial surrogacy and allows close relatives to act as surrogates to needy infertile couples for "altruistic" reasons.
Cabinet gives nod to moving official amendments in 2016 Surrogacy Bill in bid to ban commercialisation of practice
The Cabinet, on Wednesday, gave its approval for moving official amendments in a bill which aims at banning commercial surrogacy, allowing altruistic surrogacy to needy infertile couples and its effective regulation in the country.
Live-in couples and widows should be allowed to avail surrogacy service in addition to legally married Indian couples, a parliamentary panel said on Thursday.
NCST tells YouTube to remove all Jarawa videos; govt body wants no content on Andaman tribe on social media
The NCST has asked YouTube to remove all videos related to the Jarawas. The Commission also wants that no content about the Jarawas is posted in the future.
Gujarat HC criminalises visiting brothels: Ruling could lead to harassment of voluntary sex workers, affect livelihood
Although Indian law does not criminalise prostitution, by holding the customers/clients of sex workers liable to punishment under Section 370 of the Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act 1956, the Gujarat High Court has threatened the livelihood of sex workers in brothels
In remarks aimed at presidential candidate Donald Trump, US President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have cautioned against those "fomenting division" by exploiting fear among people in the wake of the recent terror attacks around the world.
However, given the religious leanings and traditions of Bangladesh, the ad definitely crosses the territory from bold into just plan offensive.
It is only when Indian Muslims take the initiative to be equal and dynamic partners with the state and other communities in India that they can hope to redeem themselves.
Accused Sarjil Ansari (36) was booked along with his wife Farhat (32) on Sunday after the minor girl approached police with the help of her neighbours in the housing complex at Ghodbunder Road