NGO Coalition on Youth and Migrant Labour

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 […]

From Temple Town to Industrial Hub: through the eyes of young workers

Activists of Cividep, a labour rights organisation, recently met with a group of young women from Thirupandhiyur who work at an electronics factory in Sriperumbudur. […]


The strength of the Electronics Industry in India is about 4.5 million employees and the Government’s National Policy on Electronics seeks to increase this number […]

Handbook on Labour Laws II

Cividep is a member of the Good Electronics Network from India, and has been working on a handbook for factory workers on Indian labour laws […]

Mind the Gap: How the global brands are not doing enough to ensure a dignified life for workers in the garment and electronics industry in India

Future in Our Hands (Framtiden i våre hender), Norway and Cividep India jointly conducted a study comparing working conditions and wages in two global supply […]

Nokia Disconnected

This report tracks the main decisions made by Nokia throughout three phases of its recent history: leading the mobile phone business (1998-2007), the years of […]

Dis-Connecting People – a film by Nokia India Employees’ Union

On International Workers’ Day, Nokia India Thozhilalar Sangam (Employees’ Union) releases its film titled ‘Dis-Connecting People’ documenting the voices of workers which has remained muted […]

An Introduction to Cividep – Video

Gopinath Parakuni, General Secretary – Cividep India, gives a brief description of the organisation and its work. Watch Video

Thousands of Electronics Workers in India are losing their jobs

We, civil society organisations from India and around the world are highly concerned about the recent spree of retrenching electronics workers in the Sriperumbudur industrial […]

“The Seams of the Skin” A documentary on the Indian garment sector by No Dust films

No Dust Films, a documentary film team of four has shot this documentary which denounces the abuses in the garment industry in the Indian Subcontinent […]