ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Women Construction Workers in Delhi

Strong Women, Weak Bodies, Muted Voices

If Delhi is building its way towards becoming a "global city" through mammoth infrastructure and construction projects, then what is the story of those people whose work helps put up its massive structures? The role played by women who are employed in the construction of Delhi's megastructures is even more intriguing, for they not only become workers-earners in a vast city but continue to fulfi l the role of a mother-wife-householder.

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