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Volume : III, Issue : XI, December - 2013

Human Rights Of Working Women In Unorganized Sector

Almelkar. Rajesh. Ramesh and Chandrakumar. B. Sedamkar

DOI : 10.9780/22307850, Published By : Laxmi Book Publication

Abstract :

Unorganized sector constitutes major employment in India. As the name indicates it is unorganized and as such, the different aspects such as working hours, wages, nature of work, etc are not fixed in unorganized sector. Women constitute more than half of the workers in unorganized sector. The women working in unorganized sector are exploited, discriminated and even sexually harassed by their employers as they are weaker gender and they fear loss of job. Many of the problems faced by the women working in unorganized sector and they include lower wages, wage discrimination, gender discrimination, exploitation, harassment, long hours of work, etc. As such, it is observed that human rights of working women in unorganized sector are violated. Many international agencies such as United Nations have emphasized equality among all and protection of women and children through human rights. Indian Constitution also stressed for equal human rights. The paper described on human rights and related issues pertaining to women working in unorganized sector.

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Almelkar. Rajesh. Ramesh and Chandrakumar. B. Sedamkar , (2013). Human Rights Of Working Women In Unorganized Sector. Indian Streams Research Journal, Vol. III, Issue. XI, DOI : 10.9780/22307850,

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