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Last updated: Oct 11 2019 09:22 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Why a woman in Udaipur refused to strike a compromise after her husband died cleaning a septic tank 11.10.2019 Scroll.in
The man who had hired Sukhlal didn’t even visit the dead man’s home to inquire about his family. But he wanted them to withdraw their police complaint.
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Instead of making hollow claims, the Modi government should learn about sanitation from Bangladesh 4.10.2019 Scroll.in
Narendra Modi may declare that India is open defecation free, but toilet use has to be driven by community engagement.
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The Swachh Bharat Mission has built toilets, but failed to get people to use them 2.10.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Due to planning and lack of subsidies, 41% people with sanitation facilities in their houses continue to defecate in the open, says a study.
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As three Dalits lay dying from toxic fumes in an Agra sewer, no one would even give them water 27.9.2019 Scroll.in
Baby Valmiki recounts the death of her husband Raju and his two companions in 2012.
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Nowhere in the world people sent to gas chambers to die, says SC on manual scavenging 19.9.2019 The Assam Tribune
Nowhere in the world people sent to gas chambers to die, says SC on manual scavenging
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Traditional houses that served generations of Ladakhis are unable to cope with climate change 18.9.2019 Scroll.in
Average summer rainfall has quadrupled in ten years, leading to annual floods, more pests and leaks in houses that were built to deal with snow.
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‘In no country people are sent to gas chambers to die’: SC asks Centre about sewer workers’ deaths 18.9.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The top court asked the government why such workers were not provided protective gear such as masks and oxygen cylinders.
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A woman in MP recounts the trauma of watching her husband die in a tank full of faeces 13.9.2019 Scroll.in
Chinta Bai lost her son to a snakebite and her husband to the inexorable practice of manual scavenging.
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A decade after her husband died cleaning a septic tank, a woman in MP struggles to keep going 23.8.2019 Scroll.in
The sight of her three-year-old son and her infant daughter reminded Rekha Devi of the reason to live.
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Govt fully committed to eradicating manual scavenging: Gehlot 19.8.2019 Central Chronicle
New Delhi,  Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawar Chand Gehlot on Monday said the Government is fully committed to eradicating manual scavenging through the ‘The Prevention of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013’. He was speaking at the national Workshop-Cum-Exhibition on Sustainable Sanitation organised by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment […]
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“Government is fully committed to eradicate Manual Scavenging”: Thawar Chand Gehlot 19.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Dr. Thawar Chand Gehlot, Union Minister, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJ&E) has stated that the Government is fully committed to eradicate manual scavenging through the ‘The Prevention of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013’.
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MoHUA to Organize One Day National Workshop Cum Exhibition on Sustainable Sanitation 16.8.2019 Govt of india: PIB
            The Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) will be organizing a one day national workshop cum exhibition at Vigyan Bhawan on 19 August, 2019. Shri Thawar Chand Gehlot, Union Minister, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment (MoSJ&E) will be the Chief Guest of the event.
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In Agra, fear of eviction stalls the fight for justice for a man who died after cleaning septic tank 13.8.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Raju died even before his 21st birthday. His father is afraid that the family will lose their home if they file a complaint against those who hired him.
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‘No one came to help’: How a father and teenaged son in Madhya Pradesh died cleaning a septic tank 26.7.2019 Scroll.in
They hoped to earn some quick money before a family reunion. But they were not given enough time to let poisonous gasses escape before beginning their task.
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Sonowal calls for Statewide survey on manual scavengers 19.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Sonowal calls for Statewide survey on manual scavengers
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Cabinet approves bill to scrap 58 redundant laws 18.7.2019 The Assam Tribune
Cabinet approves bill to scrap 58 redundant laws
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Sewer deaths: Centre asks states and Union Territories to set up emergency response units 17.7.2019 Scroll.in
The government, in a letter dated July 12, asked the states to bring an end to the practice of manual scavenging and cited the rising number of sewer deaths.
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Delhi: Arvind Kejriwal promises free safety kits to sanitation workers 15.7.2019 Scroll.in
According to government data, 88 workers have died while cleaning sewers in 2019 alone. Of these, Delhi recorded the highest number of deaths – 18.
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Gujarat High Court asks govt to identify and rehabilitate manual scavengers 9.7.2019 DNA
CASE FILE: Court expressed unhappiness with the laidback approach of the government
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Stand-Up India Scheme extended till 2025 5.7.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Stand Up India Scheme has been extended upto the year 2025. This was stated by the Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt Nirmala Sitharaman while presenting the Union Budget 2019-20 in the Parliament today.
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