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From stitching garments, making craft items to processing food items, there are a number of activities that home-based workers undertake. (Credit: Dr Sanjay KumarWFS)

Why women home-based workers are bargaining for better rights and protection

[By Shalini Sinha|WFS] Delhi – Fatima is a whiz with the needle and thread. She has been doing intricate embroideries since she was very young, having learnt the skill from her mother and aunts in her hometown in eastern India. When she came to Delhi after marriage, she decided to take up this work to lend support to her plumber husband ...

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