Tag: Manual Scavenging

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Manual Scavenging in India: Illegal, yet in Practise

 
/ October 17, 2019

In India, we continue to practice manual scavenging, a derogatory practice, confined to people belonging to lower castes and resulting in their deaths.

Governement turns blind eye towards the manual sacengers

 
/ May 11, 2016

Three young sanitation workers enter a sewer in Dhrangadhra town in Gujarat without any protective gear. This practice of manual cleaning, carrying, disposing or handling, human excreta from dry latrines, open drains or pits  and sewers without protective gear is criminalised by The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and...

Cleaning Gutters With Bare Hands

 
/ February 15, 2012

Dalits work in dangerous, undignified conditions to clean sewage in Trichy, Tamil Nadu

Harsh Realities of Dalits in India

 
/ October 25, 2011

64 years of freedom and dalits remain captive.

Unemployment Forces Youth Into Gutters

 
/ May 20, 2011

The caste of those doing manual scavenging has changed, but the exploitation remains.

India’s Untouched Temple!

 
/ November 3, 2010

Ramayana characters are worshipped in India while temples dedicated to the author of the epic is treated ‘untouchable’.

A Mirror To Valmiki Community

 
/ October 14, 2010

In this video the correspondent profiles his own community – the Valmikis, perhaps the most oppressed community in India.