Call to approve home based workers policyOctober 19, 2014
KARACHI: Home Based Women Workers Federation (HBWWF) on Monday demanded of Sindh cabinet to approve home based workers policy immediately. While addressing a demonstration outside the Karachi Press Club, HBWWF General Secretary Zehra Khan said: “The 20th October is significant day for home based workers as on this day, South Asian labour organizations in Kathmandu had decided to observe Oct 20 as Home Based Workers Day.” She said that they would continue their struggle until 120,000 home based workers got their rights.
Zehra said that today capitalists were following the monopoly policy to get more and more which had put the labour in slavery period. She demanded of Sindh government to include home based workers in making labour legislation.