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January 06: SEWA

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January 06: SEWA

Buffet breakfast at the hotel.  After breakfast, we will spend a full day with the women of SEWA, (Self-Employed Women’s Association of India) located in Ahmedabad, India. SEWA is a trade union registered in 1972. It is an organization of poor, self-employed women workers. These are women who earn a living through their own labor or small businesses. They do not obtain regular salaried employment with welfare benefits like workers in the organized sector. They are the unprotected labor force of our country. Constituting 93% of the labor force, these are workers of the unorganized sector. Of the female labor force in India, more than 94% are in the unorganized...

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Jan 07: Heritage Walk of Old City of Ahmedabad

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Jan 07: Heritage Walk of Old City of Ahmedabad

Heritage Walk of Old City of Ahmedabad: Early morning, before breakfast, enjoy a heritage walking tour in the old city of Ahmedabad.   See how the women compensate who are in the city where they might not have access to a river or lake to wash their clothes.  Visit a Muslim Mosque in session, a Jain Temple in morning session, cows sitting relaxing outside the Jain Temples.  Walk among the camels, elephants, bicycles and motorcycles as we walk from temple, to mosque to temple.  Visit the Kavi Dalpatram Memorial – Kavi Dalpatram was born into a Brahmin family which was rich in Vedic knowledge and culture. He had powerful analytical and intellectual skills enabled...

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