ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Women s Labour and Migration-The Case of the Santhals

With erosion of traditional livelihood and few local options available, Santhals have been forced to enter the labour market as migrants. Faced with a negative impact on schooling and health care, poor living and working conditions, and constant fear of sexual abuse, the entry into the labour market of Santhal women in particular is nothing but a survival strategy since staying at home could mean starvation.

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