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Manual scavengers in Chennai yet to be rehabilitated

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Corporation, Metrowater and other agencies have identified less than 10 families More than 150 workers have reportedly died in sewer manholes and septic tanks, in the past two decades in Tamil Nadu. ... The Hindu, 1 month ago

Minister for SJE reviews the implementation of Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013

Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot chaired the second meeting of the Central Monitoring Committee here today to review the implementation of the "Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, ...
 PIB2 months ago Center to empower backward classes  ProKerala.com2 months ago
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11,000 manual scavengers identified in 23 states

New Delhi, Aug 21 (PTI) The government has identified 11,000 manual scavengers in 23 states while reviewing the implementation of a law prohibiting manual scavenging. It was also revealed that 4.15 lakh insanitary latrines have, so far, been ...
 Press Trust of India2 months ago
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Social research

Research projects at TISS highlight the lifestyle and needs of labourers, manual scavengers and various subsets of the rural population. Sanchayan Bhattacharjee reports Though two thirds of India's population resides in villages, urban ...
 DNA India1 week ago

'Continuously motivating grass roots workers is the key'

As DM of Badaun, spearheaded a campaign against manual scavenging by replacing dry latrines with pour-flush toilets, winning the Prime Minister's Award for Excellence in Public Administration in 2011. With the Swachh Bharat Mission commencing, he ...
 DNA India1 week ago

National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Reviews Implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013

           The National Commission for Safai Karamcharis convened a meeting here today to review and monitor the implementation of “The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, ...
 PIB1 month ago 10/2/2014: Corporate Buzz: NCSK convenes meeting  Hindustan Times4 weeks ago
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Implementation of act for manual scavengers poor: Shivanna

National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Chairman M Shivanna today expressed concern over the "tardy" progress in implementing the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013. Chairing a meeting here today to ...
 Business Standard1 month ago 'Implementation of act for manual scavengers poor'  IBNLive India News1 month ago
New Indian Express

In Rajasthan, these women are still doing manual scavenging

Karauli (Rajasthan), Sep 4 Every day at 6 am, Reena stealthily heads out from her house with the veil of her saree pulled down till her nose to avoid being seen when leaving to do the job she hates the most -- removing human excrement with her ...
 ProKerala.com1 month ago In Rajasthan, women are still doing manual scavenging  Daijiworldcom1 month ago In Rajasthan these women are still doing manual scavenging  New Delhi News.Net1 month ago
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Christian Today

‘Low castes’ still forced to clean human excreta, says Human Rights Watch

Kela, a 60-year-old manual scavenger, collects human waste in Nekpur village, New Delhi (Photo: AFP/File) Hundreds of thousands of impoverished "low caste" Indians are being forced to clean human excreta from dry toilets and open drains, despite a ban on the ...
 Asian Age2 months ago India: Dalits forced to clean human excrement  Christian Today2 months ago Low castes still forced to clean human excreta, says Human Rights Watch  Deccan Chronicle2 months ago Indian women forced to clean toilets due to caste  Catholic Online2 months ago
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Counter Currents

HRW to Indian Govt.: End manual scavenging, tell officials to enforce laws

New Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The Indian government should end manual scavenging, or the cleaning of human waste by communities considered low-caste, by ensuring that local officials enforce the laws prohibiting this discriminatory practice, Human ...
 TruthDive2 months ago India: Caste Forced to Clean Human Waste  Human Rights Watch2 months ago Video: Caste Forced to Clean Human Waste in India, in 2014  Huffington Post2 months ago
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