Labour in India: A Study of the Conditions of Indian Women in Modern Industry

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G. Allen & Unwin ; New York, 1923 - India - 281 pages
 

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Page 178 - Shall, while she is absent from her work in pursuance of paragraphs (a) and (b) be paid benefits sufficient for the full and healthy maintenance of herself and her child, provided either out of public funds or by means of a system of insurance, the exact amount of which shall be determined by the competent authority in each country, and as an additional benefit shall be entitled to free attendance by a doctor or certified midwife.
Page 178 - In any public or private industrial or commercial undertaking, or in any branch thereof, other than an undertaking in which only members of the same family are employed, a woman — (a) Shall not be permitted to work during the six weeks following her confinement.
Page 137 - Europeans who resent these conditions not only from the health point of view, but also from the moral and social point of view.
Page 178 - Shall have the right to leave her work if she produces a medical certificate stating that her confinement will probably take place within six weeks.
Page 210 - Then the earth was rent and parted, and a golden throne arose, Held aloft by jewelled Nagas as the leaves enfold the rose, And the Mother in embraces held her spotless sinless Child, Saintly Janak's saintly daughter, pure and true and undefiled, Gods and men proclaim her virtue! But fair Sita is no more, Lone is Rama's loveless bosom and his days of bliss are o'er!
Page 51 - Durga, scourge of all thy foes, As Lakshmi, bowered in the flower That in the water grows, As Bani, wisdom, power ; The source of all our might, Our every temple doth thy form unfold — Unequalled, tender, happy, pure, Of splendid streams, of glorious...
Page 233 - Mines is of opinion that there is urgent and immediate in women danger to the life or safety of women or children employed in or at any " '."'' mine, he may, by order in writing, prohibit the employment of such dangerous.
Page 224 - In British India the principle of a sixty-hour week shall be adopted for all workers in the industries at present covered by the factory acts administered by the Government of India, in mines, and in such branches of railway work as shall be specified for this purpose by the competent authority. Any modification of this limitation made by the competent authority shall...
Page 210 - If unstained in thought and action I have lived from day of birth, Spare a daughter's shame and anguish and receive her, Mother Earth! If in duty and devotion I have laboured undefiled, Mother Earth!
Page 206 - Take a man out of his villagecommunity, and you remove him from all the restraints of society. He is out of his element, and, under temptation, is more likely to go wrong than to remain true to the traditions of his home-life. Even between village and village the usual restraints of public morality are not always recognized.

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