Community Correspondents

Amit Kumar Mishra

Amit Kumar Mishra is a law graduate and human rights activist from Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. His work has focused on labour rights, particularly on the unionisation and mobilisation of construction workers, and the implementation of welfare schemes for labourers. Amit has also worked to stop police torture of workers in cases of protests and arrests, and to stop child labour. Lately, he has also been working on gender sensitisation through videos on instances of sexual violence. 

Videos from Amit

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Child Labour Continues to be Tolerated and Accepted

/ January 6, 2020

Despite Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, there are 10.1 million working children between the age of 5 to 14 in India. 

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UP Wife’s Demands for Justice Remains Unheard as India Lacks Marital Rape Laws

/ July 24, 2019

A woman in Uttar Pradesh has been a victim of forced sexual intercourse by her husband while the law does not consider it “rape”.

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First Sexually Violated, then Harassed by Law Keepers

/ August 6, 2018

Rape survivors are often further violated by upholders of the law, who are either unaware of amendments in law or not sensitive enough to support survivors.