A hidden crime that exploits labourers for profit.

A crime that forces and deceives women into sexual servitude.

Cover-up of woman’s accidental death in spinning mill shocks Tamil Nadu State Commission for women

This was a clear case of exploitation of women at workplace and one of the 41 cases that came up before the Tamil Nadu State Commission Women

CHENNAI: R Kamatchi, 35, died in a fateful industrial accident in a spinning mill in Rajapalayam taluk of Virudhunagar district in 2012. Her death has been covered up and turned into a natural death by her employer. Her family was denied due compensation under the Employees State Insurance (ESI) to which Kamatchi was subscribing. Her death was not even reported to the Directorate of Industrial Safety and Health (DISH).


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