Criminal silence

Even when the relentless 'Action 2022' campaign against sewer and septic tank deaths across India continues…

Open letter: Privacy, dignity and autonomy of Safai Karamcharis

Rights groups and activists while expressing their concerns over human rights violations to the National Commission…

TN: Three die while cleaning sewage tank, kin says “deaths due to govt negligence”

Three workers died of asphyxiation after inhaling poisonous gas while repairing a sewage pumping station in…

Haryana: Four sanitation workers die while cleaning sewage tank

Four sanitation workers died in Haryana’s Hisar district on Tuesday while cleaning a sewage tank.

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…