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International Equal Pay Day: COVID-19 pushes Indian women from low pay to no pay

International Equal Pay Day: COVID-19 pushes Indian women from low pay to no pay

September 18, 2020

A mid-career tourism professional with over 10 years of experience behind her, Sharda Wagh was working in a leading travel firm in Mumbai in the Domestic FIT operations wing and was content with her career and life. All was fine until the COVID-19 pandemic hit India and the gover...

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Latest reforms dilute workers’ rights in India

Latest reforms dilute workers’ rights in India

May 27, 2020

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman’s famed INR 20 trillion bailout package delivers a blow to workers even as job losses, triggered by lockdown, rise to highest level in over 40 years.

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Broken economies benefitting billionaires

Broken economies benefitting billionaires

January 24, 2020

As per the recent Oxfam Billionaires report, India's richest 1 pc hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom 70 pc. As economic growth benefits only one percent, Amitabh Behar, CEO, Oxfam India, talks to Media India Group about the ...

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Amitabh Behar

Amitabh Behar

May 31, 2018

Despite world leaders signing global agreements to reduce socio-economic inequality, gap between the rich and the rest has widened. As economic growth benefits only some percent of the social strata in India, Amitabh Behar, CEO, Oxfam India, talks about the vision of developing a...

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