ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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CHANDIGARH WOMENS CONFERENCE-Women in Informal Sector-To Keep on Keeping on

CHANDIGARH WOMENS CONFERENCE Women in Informal Sector 'To Keep on Keeping on' (By a Special Correspondent) A SIGNIFICANT section of working women in the country were engaged in informal sector occupations under most oppressive working and living conditions with no legal protection. The women here, as any other oppressed section, cannot be considered a passive lot. Many spontaneous and organised struggles have been conducted, and in the last ten years specific efforts of building organisations among this sectiori have not only been prevalent on a wide scale, but many of the successful experiments in such mobilisation have forced a reconsideration of issues regarding the conventional strategies and tactics of mobilisation of masses. Sessions on Women, Informal Sector and Forms of Struggle at the national conference on women's studies held at Chandigarh in October 1986 took a critical look at these developments.

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