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Moving away from coal: Livelihoods of Odisha's mine workers need to be protected

Charudutta Panigrahi
Domestic violence incidents have grown as a result of joblessness and the financial strain of supporting families, with household earnings having decreased by more than half since the mining ban. The governmental decisions to limit mining have had the greatest negative effects on women and children. In Odisha, there is something akin to a $34 million green climate fund. For Just Transition, a bigger pool is required.