ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Women s Struggle for Production of Life-Public Hearings of Women Workers in Informal Sector

There is a growing tendency to focus on violence against women and on cultural deprivation. While this in itself is very important, it is often not clear, how this can go beyond seeing women as mere victims and how it relates to the work sphere. The recent public hearings, one on the entire informal sector in Tamil Nadu and another on women employed at all levels in the fishing industry, enable an understanding of women's social agency in the sphere of production and to identify how proditction relations need to be transformed.

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