Find content
eg: title, city, activity, people
OPTIONAL - Only in:
OR search by:
Questions, Answers and VOD
For content providers

Social And Human Sciences

Subject: Human rights
Responsive image

Floating Population Building Blocks


Language: English

This short film reveals the dire reality of migrant workers in the construction industry in Rajasthan. While migrants provide a low cost and flexible workforce for the urban informal economy, their contribution is still largely ignored. As electricians, carpenters, plumbers, masons or painters, they often work in poor conditions devoid of social security and legal protection, lack access to decent housing, drinking water and sanitation and are excluded from state provided services such as health and education for their children.


Topics and Tags
Place/region: India, Asia and the Pacific
Type: Documentary
Duration:
Production and personalities:
Director: Sankalpa Acharya
Sponsor: UNESCO New Delhi
Published in:
Rights: UNESCO New Delhi
 

Original: VCD
Location: F-H.129
UMVS reference: AUD-KMI/KSA/1245
File No: AVFONDS-2014-001420-FUNDL.MP4
Rights holder: UNESCO