COVID-19 Lockdown: “Poor left to suffer without proper planning”

Due to the sudden imposition of a lockdown, a large number of migrant labourers are being forced to return home. Health infrastructure has been in tatters even before the pandemic and now, it is being stretched beyond its capacity. Women are being forced to look after their children and homes while dealing with the restrictions of lockdown. General Secretary of All India Democratic Women’s Association Mariam Dhawale talks to NewsClick about the difficulties faced by women migrant labourers.

First published in Newsclick.