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Manual Scavenging – News Articles

In pictures: India’s ‘untouchable’ scavengers
[Date: 25 August 2014, Source: BBC News]

‘Untouchables’ Still Pressed to Work Disposing Human Waste
[Date: 25 August 2014, Source: The Wall Street Journal (India Real Time)]

‘If you don’t send your women to clean our toilets, we will beat them up’
[Date: 25 August 2014, Source: The Hindu]

India’s ‘Untouchables’ Are Still Being Forced to Collect Human Waste by Hand
[Date: 25 August 2014, Source: Time]

Group Decries India’s Reliance on Waste Cleaners
[Date: 25 August 2014, Source: Associated Press]

Advocates ‘Appalled’ That Poor Indians Still Forced To Clean Human Waste With Bare Hands
[Date: 25 August 2014, Source: The Huffington Post]

Low-caste Indians still work in manual removal of faeces despite anti-discrimination law, rights group says
[Date: 25 August 2014, Source: Radio Australia]

The Indian toilet cleaners treated like dirt
[Date: 25 August 2014, Source: Scotsman]

Workers sacked in Gujarat for protesting against manual scavenging, called “national shame” by Gandhiji
[Date: 23 August 2014, Source: Counter View]

11,000 manual scavengers identified in 23 states
[Date: 22 August 2014, Source: PTI]

11,000 manual scavengers identified
[Date: 22 August 2014, Source: The Hindu]

Minister for SJE reviews the implementation of Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013
[Date: 21 August 2014, Source: Press Information Bureau]

11,000 manual scavengers identified in 23 states
[Date: 21 August 2014, Source: Business Standard]

‘Swach Bharat’ drive may give economy Rs. 1.65-lakh cr boost
[Date: 19 August 2014, Source: Hindustan Times]

At least a Vajpayee, if not a Nehru
[Date: 19 August 2014, Source: The Hindu (op-ed), Author: Jairam Ramesh]

Manual scavengers in Surendranagar sits on protest
[Date: 15 August 2014, Source: The Times of India]

Steps initiated against untouchability
[Date: 13 August 2014, Source: The Times of India]

Eradication of Social Evils
[Date: 12 August 2014, Source: Press Information Bureau]

Putting social agenda on the right track
[Date: 12 August 2014, Source: The Tribune]

Bindeshwar Pathak | The sanitation Santa Claus
[Date: 09 August 2014, Source: Mint]

Gujarat turns a blind eye to manual scavenging
[Date: 08 August 2014, Source: The Hindu]

Awareness against manual scavenging increased: official
[Date: 08 August 2014, Source: the Hindu]

Gujarat turns a blind eye to manual scavenging
[Date: 08 August 2014, Source: the Hindu]

PIL on asphyxiation deaths
[Date: 08 August 2014, Source: the Hindu]

Manual scavenging right near SP’s office
[Date: 07 August 2014, Source: The Hindu]

Manual scavenging continues in India: Minister
[Date: 06 August 2014, Source: The Times of India]

Total sanitation: Why toilets alone cannot stop open defecation
[Date: 06 August 2014, Source: First Post]

Inhuman practice on in Surendranagar?
[Date: 06 August 2014, Source: The Times of India]

Manual Scavenging Act
[Date: 31 July 2014, Source: Press Information Bureau]

YouTube Channel Gives India’s ‘Untouchables’ Chance to Be Heard
[Date: 31 July 2014, Source: NBC News]

Bareilly gets 10-day ultimatum on manual scavenging
[Date: 08 July 2014, Source: The Times of India]

Reliable Tatkal system, safety: What aam aadmi expects from Railway Budget
[Date: 08 July 2014, Source: FirstPost]

‘Made to Clear Human Waste with Hands’
[Date: 06 July 2014, Source: The New Indian Express]

‘Eradicate manual scavenging’
[Date: 06 July 2014, Source: The Hindu]

HC seeks state reply on steps to end scavenging
[Date: 04 July 2014, Source: The Times of India]

Collectors Pulled up on Scavenging Report
[Date: 04 July 2014, Source: The Indian Express]

Slideshow | A day in the life of a manual scavenger
[Date: 03 July 2014, Source: Mint]