The Indispensable Work and the Invisible Workers: undocumented Bangladeshi women immigrants in the Indian informal economy

Author(s): Harshita Sinha

Type: Written pitch

Department: Department of International Development

Exhibit no: 34

Winner - LSE LIFE Prize

This qualitative research looks at the liberating and constraining impact of undocumented migration on women's bargaining potential in the informal economy. Bargaining has been operationalised through the interaction of the micro and macro spheres of family, norms, state and market on low-skilled undocumented Bangladeshi women in India.