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Kaam milega toh karungi, varna ghar hi baithna padega

Tunu migrated from Kolkata several years back. She now lives in  Harijan Basti, a colony of domestic workers in Gurgaon with her husband and two children. Like most other women in her locality she works as a domestic worker in … Continue reading

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Kaam karoon, ki baccho ko padhaun, ki ghar ka kiraya doun?

Manju, a resident of Harijan Basti in Gurgaon works as a domestic worker in a housing society nearby.  Once working for four different households Manju has now lost most of her work due to the pandemic.  Some of her employers … Continue reading

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Yahaan zeher khane ke paise nahi hain, tika kahan se lagvayenge?

Mamta and Vikas, a married couple who came to Harijan Basti in Gurgaon five years ago from Bihar, took up work in the same household as cooks. After last year’s lockdown, life was just getting back on track for them, … Continue reading

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