Blogs

Fragile Fabric : Missing Out on Quality Childcare

January 10, 2019 5:31 am | by admin | Posted in Garment, Media

The textile and garment sector is critical to India’s economy. There are an estimated 1200 factories in Bangalore employing approximately 500,000 (5 lakh) garment workers. […]

Occupational Health and Safety Workshop for Workers in the Electronic Sector

November 24, 2018 6:24 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Electronics, Media

In association with India Vision Institute (IVI) Tamil Nadu, Cividep organized an Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) workshop on 14th October 2018 at Sunguvarchatram, Kancheepuram […]

People’s Health Movement – India: Third National Health Assembly

October 17, 2018 8:33 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Media, Miscellaneous

The third National Health Assembly of People’s Health Movement was held in Raipur, Chhattisgarh on 22nd and 23rd September 2018 with the motto, ” the time to […]

Operationalising Labour Rights and Access to Remedy : A Conversation between Dr Jean Jenkins and Gopinath Parakuni

October 4, 2018 4:35 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Garment, Media

Summer of 2018: A conversation between Dr Jean Jenkins, Reader in Employment Relations at Cardiff Business School, and Gopinath Parakuni, General Secretary at Cividep India. This […]

#WhoCares? campaign for business responsibilities towards childcare and maternity rights

June 1, 2018 1:18 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Media

The #WhoCares? campaign, run by FEMNET, is aimed at European consumers and asks Who Cares for the children of seamstresses in India, for maternity rights […]

National Round-Table on Working Conditions and Social Dialogue in the Indian Electronics Industry, Chennai, 9 March 2018

February 9, 2018 6:35 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics, Media

On 9 March 2018, Cividep India, Good Electronics and Electronics Watch are organising a National Round-Table on Working Conditions and Social Dialogue in the Indian […]

Mapping ‘invisible’ shoemakers in south India: RMIT Round-Table in Vellore

February 2, 2018 4:58 pm | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Leather, Media

In December 2017, the RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) Round-Table facilitated by Cividep India in Vellore, brought together women workers, manufacturers, charities and brands […]

Cividep at a Round-Table Conference at the University of Valencia, Spain

January 2, 2018 8:39 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Garment, Leather, Media

As part of the European ‘Change Your Shoes’ Campaign, Gopinath Parakuni and Brinda Devi Kamaraj from Cividep traveled to Spain and four other European countries […]

Cividep and FWF conduct leadership training for women garment workers

November 29, 2017 6:33 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Gallery, Garment

Cividep India along with Fair wear foundation have worked on an European union project focusing on reducing economic discrimination at workplace. Under this project, we […]

NGO Coalition on Youth and Migrant Labour

March 5, 2017 10:10 am | by admin | Posted in Blogs, Business and Human Rights, Electronics

On February 14, 2017, as love was being celebrated the world over, a group of NGOs united around their commitment to young migrant workers. The […]