ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Livelihood Security of Home-based Beedi-rolling Workers in Uttar Pradesh

The livelihood security of households is a function of visible quantitative and invisible qualitative indicators, broadly based on private and public resources and institutional support. A survey of home-based women beedi-rolling workers (rural and urban) in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh indicated that they live on the margin of society and function at the bottom of the economy. This article advocates active state intervention to empower workers to assert their rights to ensure secure livelihoods.



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Updated On : 7th Apr, 2017

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