Mass health camp on silicosis in Budhpura

On the 27th of May, Manjari, with support of the State Forum on Natural Stone, Government of Rajasthan, Labour Department and Medical Department, has organised a mass health camp to raise awareness on silicosis among workers in the sandstone industry and screen workers on the occupational disease. Silicosis is an incurable occupational lung disease caused […]

Budhpura Cobble Traders Union: From advocating existence of child labour to becoming a protector of child rights

This is the story of Budhpura, a small village in Taleda Block in the Bundi District of Rajasthan. The main industry in this area is stone quarrying and the production of Sandstone setts.  It’s estimated that 85% of the population in this area work in or rely on the natural stone industry for their livelihoods. […]