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India's Human Toilet Emptiers Protest World's Worst Job

Millions of Indianshave spent their lives picking up other people's shit ,and now theyare fighting back, as Facebook campaigns and street protests mobilize people againstthe dehumanizing profession of manual scavenging. Manual scavenging is the ... Vocativ, 5 days ago

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'Untouchable' scavengers Calls to end India's low-caste manual scavenging

Rights group Human Rights Watch has called on the Indian government to end "manual scavenging" - the practice of cleaning human waste by low-caste communities - in a new report. The practice is banned by law in India, but it is rampant and ...
 BBC3 weeks ago HRW: India's 'untouchables' still pressed to clean human excrement  Deutsche Welle3 weeks ago HRW: India's 'untouchables' pressed to clean human excrement  Deutsche Welle3 weeks ago
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An open letter to fellow activists across the globe

Building from below and beyond borders. Dear friend, Six decades after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted, creating a global covenant affirming the fact that 'all human beings are born equal in dignity and rights,' the vision ...
 Daily Maverick1 month ago Building from below and beyond borders  Mail & Guardian Online1 month ago


HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS INTERACTIVE DIALOGUE WITH EXPERTS ON SAFE DRINKING WATER AND SANITATION AND ON HAZARDOUS WASTES Hears from Commissioner for Human Rights in Mauritania, Concludes Dialogue on Human Rights of Older Persons and on ...
 United Nations Office at Geneva1 week ago

It's time to say ENOUGH!

One woman is raped every 22 minutes in India, as per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) statistics. Social and human rights activists tell us this is a conservative estimate, as not every incident of rape gets reported. Chances are, you will ...
 Femina4 weeks ago
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Modi and the Major Powers

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's election campaign gave few clues as to his foreign policy inclinations, except perhaps a general sentiment that he would be muscular on India's rights and interests and the external projection would be one of a ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago Modi & the major powers  Kathmandu Post1 month ago
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Legacy of the struggle

The Indian nationalist movement had a triple connection with the nature of society in independent India. One, it contained in its womb the blueprint for the development of independent India. Two, it left a deep and enduring legacy for Indian ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago Modi's 100 Days: India Towards Doldrums?  Counter Currents2 weeks ago Modi's Century Giving his Per Cent  New Indian Express3 weeks ago India Is Where?  Counter Currents3 weeks ago
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My Runaway Wedding. Or, How to Do National …

By | Grist Media Love on two wheels by Ishan Manjrekar, used under CC BY Cropped from original In January 2014, Samit, a 30-year-old film editor in Delhi got a phone call. His girlfriend Mohini was 24 and worked as a sub-editor in an Assamese ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago

India: Women free themselves from a life of cleaning human excrement

3rd September 2014 A decade ago, Lalibai, then a mother of four, took a stand and refused to remove and dispose of excrement from her village's dry toilets, work she inherited at age 12. She had been approached by grassroots activists who said it ...
 Ecologist2 weeks ago Witness: Freeing Women From Cleaning Human Waste  Human Rights Watch3 weeks ago

iMove for Justice, Peace and Equality: New Asian Campaign Starts Now

Any views expressed in this article are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters Foundation. 18th August marks the start of 500 days deadline for realising Millennium Development Goals and the launch of a new global campaign platform to end ...
 AlertNet1 month ago
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