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Manual Scavanging

Your shit kills! Deaths of sanitation workers continue even as governments claim (sic) that they have no person involved in manual scavenging

“In India, a man is not a scavenger because of his work. He is a scavenger because of his birth irrespective of the question whether he does scavenging or not.” – Dr B.R. Ambedkar   In a report released recently by the ‘Rashtriya Garima Abhiyan’[1], Gujarat reported 62 deaths of manual scavengers, followed by Maharashtra and…

Manual Scavenging: Why the gov’t’s conscience is not clean about the Swachh Bharat Mission PUDR Report exposes stark realities

On October 2, 2014, the Government of India launched the Swachh Bharat Mission with the aim to achieve universal sanitation coverage within five years as a “fitting tribute to Mahatma Gandhi” on his 150th Birth Anniversary in 2019. While the Government lauds the success of the Mission covering 99.2 per cent of rural India in the last…

सफ़ाई कामगारों के आन्दोलन का ऐलान मज़दूर नेता मिलिंद रानाडे से बातचीत

मुंबई, नवी मुंबई और ठाणे जिला में सफाई कामगारों को उनके अधिकारों से वंचित किया जाता रहा है। कमाल की बात यह है कि यह corporations देश के सबसे अमीर corporations हैं। अब इन कामगारों के सब्र का बाँध टूट रहा है। इन्होने January 18 से February 18, 2018 तक आंदोलन का ऐलान किया है।…

CJP and Teesta Did What Any Real Citizen of India Should Words of Support from Bezwada Wilson

In this touching testimonial of CJP’s work with the marginalised, Magsaysay Award Winner and Leader of the Safai Karmachari Andolan (SKA), Bezwada Wilson, speaks of how the interventions of CJP gave destitute and distraught women in Gujarat hope when all else was lost.

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