The Women in Hard Hats

I hope to visit the Archana Women’s Centre (AWC), near Kottayam in Kerala, when I am in India next year. The Centre is training women in the skilled construction trades. Here is an article from the Times of India on women masons– graduates of the AWC program– building a housing project in Edakkattuvayal.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/The-women-in-hard-hats/articleshow/48220927.cms

Cementing a change: Trained as masons, electricians and plumbers, over 220 women in Kerala are busting stereotypes. (TOI photo by TK Deepaprasad)

Cementing a change: Trained as masons, electricians and plumbers, over 220 women in Kerala are busting stereotypes. (TOI photo by TK Deepaprasad)

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Researcher, feminist, labor activist.
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