Gurgaon: Slums vs. global brand headquarters

Anyone, who travelled to India to do business in the garment industry has been in Gurgaon. Most clothing companies have an office in one of the new shiny bulidings and skyscrapers. Also many of Dehli’s garment factories are there. But of course there are also slums, which Europeans usually do not visit on their business trips to India. The Indian NGO Society for Labour and Development produced this clip, which contrasts the two faces of Gurgaon. It is very moralizing, but it provides a good picture of the workers’ situation.

Here is a second clip on the Amar Mazdoor campaign, which combines art and campaigning (in an Indian way):

Why does the clip announce a blog, which is empty?!



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