Leather

Gender and Labour rights Training organised for Leather Homeworkers in Ambur

A one day training programme on gender and labour rights for homeworkers in the leather sector was organised in Ambur on 10th January 2016, by […]

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes – Workers‘ Rights Violations in the Indian Leather and Footwear Industry

The Society for Labour and Development, New Delhi and the SüdwindInstitut, Bonn, has published the Walk a Mile in theirShoes Report and Factsheet as a […]

Stitching Our Shoes report on the Leather industry in India, now in Spanish

Early last year, Cividep India, Labor Behind the Label and HWW published the Stitching Our Shoes report that focuses on thousands of women homeworkers from […]

Stitching Our Shoes Report featured on HWW Newsletter

HomeWorkers Worldwide (HWW) UK, publishes the first e-newsletter and the new issue highlights the Stitching Our Shoes report published by Cividep India, Labor Behind the […]

Labour and Gender Rights Training Programme for Women Homeworkers in Ambur

A one day training programme on gender and labour rights for leather homeworkers was organized by Cividep on 11th June 2016 in Ambur. The objective […]

Reuters publishes news article on the Stitching Our Shoes Report

Homeworkers Worldwide (HWW), Labour Behind the Label and Cividep India, came together to tell the story of thousands of women homeworkers stitching leather shoes for […]

Stitching Our Shoes – A report on homeworkers in South India by HomeWorkers Worldwide, Labour Behind the Label and Cividep India

Thousands of women work as homeworkers stitching leather shoes for export, in Ambur, South India. These women are largely invisible, not recognised or acknowledged as […]

Tougher Than Leather – Working Conditions in Indian Tanneries

A new report by Cividep India and Framtiden i våre hender (Future In Our Hands), Norway looks at the state of occupational health and safety […]

An Inquiry into the Death of Ten Tannery Workers at the Common Effluent Treatment Plant in Ranipet, Tamil Nadu on January 31, 2015 (February 2015 – May 2015)

In the early hours of 31st January 2015, an accident at a Common Effluent Treatment Plant in Ranipet, Tamil Nadu led to the death of […]