I hate scavenging, but what else can I do?
Rameshwari has been working as a scavenger in the pilgrim town of Ajmer in Rajasthan for the last 15 years. She abhors her work, yet she does it …
Scavengery continues to remain one of society's ills in spite of laws created to abolish it
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How Karnataka manages its faeces
Thirty years after banning manual scavenging under the Night Soil Carrying System Abolition Act, Karnataka is still a fair way away from flushing …
Railways pulled up over scavengers
A draft bill allows employing manual scavengers if they are provided protective gears
Banning manual scavenging in India: A long, complex passage
Union government is set to introduce The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation (Amendment) Bill, 2020, in …
People do pay for latrines
Adopt manual scavengers act, human rights commission tells states
Manual scavenging prohibition Bill: how effective?
Activists say provisions for rehabilitation in the Bill are vague, and will only work to perpetuate existing problems
दुनिया का कोई दूसरा देश लोगों को मृत्यु के गैस चैंबर में नहीं भेजता : सुप्रीम कोर्ट
मैला ढ़ोने की कुप्रथा पर 26 वर्ष पहले ही सफाई कर्मचारी नियोजन और शुष्क शौचालय सन्निर्माण (प्रतिषेध) अधिनियम, 1993 के तहत पाबंदी लगाई गई ...
New Age Approach
We need to go back to the drawing board to reinvent a green toilet. If necessary, to go back to our past and find technological innovations that …
Drowning In Human Excreta
Sanitation for urban India means building flush toilets and linking them to sewer systems. But the price of chasing this dream is leading to an …
The flush toilet system and the sewage system, which goes with modern day personal hygiene and cleanliness, are part of the environmental problem …
Manual scavengers: Existing in the shade
Several government departments continue to maintain silence on plight of manual scavengers, despite an array of schemes for them
Can faith heal?
Billed as the largest gathering of humanity in recorded history, Maha Kumbh has commenced in Allahabad. Over the next few weeks, pilgrims will …