Paul Malto is an adivasi school teacher from the remote hilly region of Sahibganj in Jharkhand. In a region that does not even receive a cell phone signal, Paul is a rare literate individual. He says that it puts him in a position of responsibility. He is representative and mouthpiece of his community’s voice, something that he hopes to amplify…
Even as the government has regularized Rs. 120 as minimum wage, women laborers working on a government project in Jharkhand are being paid a paltry Rs. 80. Their male counterparts are being paid Rs. 110 for the same amount of work.
The officials involved are pilfering from public funds, cheating the people of their rightful wages and indulging in gender inequality as a practice.
Call to Action: Call Sushil Kumar, the Forest Officer in District Sahebgunj, Jharkhand on +919431134548. Tell him that you have seen a video in which you witnessed testimonies of people in Pachtadi Hill area talking about his office has been cheating the laborers of their rightful wage and practicing gender discrimination.
Demand that he pay minimum wage to all laborers.
Demand that he compensate the people who have been cheated.