Monday, July 22, 2019

Development, Urbanisation and Equity

The unfolding development and urban processes, practices and the question of equity in an ever increasing unequal world

Community Awareness on Housing Rights

This project engages and observers the lives and problems of slum communities in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The project focuses on a number of related issues ranging from public awareness activities/campaign in slums especially for housing rights to labour rights, waste management, sanitation solutions and so on. It also assists communities in gathering information and ensuring government’s transparency on housing issues.

Urban Resource Centre (URC) for Domestic Migrant Workers

This project functions as an open and democratic space for domestic workers. It orients and builds the capacities of domestic workers by harnessing their skills. Through training to domestic workers on their rights, this project also empowers them to confront their vulnerabilities emanating out of harassment or physical abuse by their employers.