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11,000 manual scavengers identified in 23 states

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 India, 1 week ago
Manual Scavenging Act PIB, 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, ...
 PIB1 week ago Center to empower backward classes  ProKerala.com1 week ago

Manual scavenging right near SP's office

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Workers engaged in manual scavenging in Hassan on Wednesday. PHOTO: PRAKASH HASSAN TOPICS The city municipal council has attracted a controversy by engaging four persons for manual scavenging near the ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago
Millennium Post

Manual scavenging continues in India: Minister

New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS): The practice of manual scavenging continues in various parts of the country, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot said Tuesday. "The practice of manual scavenging, arising from the continuing ...
 Daijiworldcom3 weeks ago Social justice minister admits manual scavenging still continues  Millennium Post3 weeks ago Welfare Schemes for SCS  Noodls3 weeks ago

Survey of manual scavengers begins in urban areas

: Tamil Nadu has started its survey of manual scavengers in urban areas as mandated by the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and Their Rehabilitation Act, 2013. The survey, which will cover 12 municipal corporations, 124 ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Owners of houses without toilets to be punished

The Tiruchirapalli City Corporation has taken up a series of measures for implementing Manual Scavenging Abolition Act. Legal action will be taken against owners of houses and commercial complex that do not have toilet facilities, said ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

'Made to Clear Human Waste with Hands'

VIRUDHUNAGAR: While law bans manual scavenging, two local government bodies in Virudhunagar in open violation of the existing laws force sanitary workers to clean human excreta often with bare hands. Though the Employment of Manual Scavengers and ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

State notifies three-tier vigilance system against manual scavenging

The Karnataka government has notified the setting up of a three-tier vigilance system for effective implementation of the Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013. While a monitoring committee, headed by the Social ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
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 Age6 days ago India: Dalits forced to clean human excrement  Christian Today4 days ago Low castes still forced to clean human excreta, says Human Rights Watch  Deccan Chronicle6 days ago Indian women forced to clean toilets due to caste  Catholic Online5 days ago
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 ...
 TruthDive1 week ago India: Caste Forced to Clean Human Waste  Human Rights Watch1 week ago Video: Caste Forced to Clean Human Waste in India, in 2014  Huffington Post1 week ago
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