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Tamilnadu Textile and Common Labour Union

India Country
Asia and the Pacific Region
€ 50,000 Amount

Tamilnadu Textile and Common Labour Union

TTCU is a women-led trade union which organises women and girls in ten districts in the state of Tamil Nadu, India, including those working in the textile industry under the Sumangali scheme, a form of bonded labour. Union members receive training on topics such as legal rights, lobbying skills, trade union leadership skills, and addressing sexual harassment and violence in the workplace. TTCU membership has more than tripled over the past couple of years, growing to over 6,000 members.