Sewer workers in Delhi demand recognition for risking their lives

"There is a constant threat to lose work if we raise their voice against the system,"…

“It is a killing,” alleges fact-finding report of two Murshidabad sewer workers death in Patna

On 31 May, two laborers Mohamad Idrish and Mohamad Iqbal, both natives of Murshidabad district in…

Ban remains on paper, even govt indulging in manual scavenging

The manual scavenging practice continues to kill people 28 years after the mandate and the authorities…

Another contractual sewer worker succumbs to his gruesome profession in Delhi

Bijender, aka Bobby aged 47 lost his life doing a doleful job of cleaning the sewers…

631 manual scavengers died in 10 years, a single person not punished under Prohibition of Manual Scavenging Act

According to the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) data, a total of 631 people have…

Dalit Adivasi group says Parliament to take up manual scavengers bill without consultation

The Dalit Adivasi Shakti Adhikar Manch (DASAM), a Dalit Adivasi rights network, has demanded that "the…

90 men, 12 women died in India after fell into manholes in 2019: Report

In 2019, 102 persons lost their lives in India after they fell into manholes, according to…