Campaign To Showcase ‘Women In Sanitation’
Starting Wednesday, the group will share videos every month on social media platforms.
Sanitation Solutions In The Pipeline
Delegates from seven African countries offer insights on sanitation and governance
Inclusive Urban Sanitation Practices Implemented Well In TN
Based on the same, the Indian Institute for Human Settlements led Tamil Nadu Urban Sanitation Support Programme (TNUSSP) organised a panel discussion on "Just Sanitation for all: Insights from Indian and African Cities" on Thursday.
Officials From 5 States Visit Waste Management Facilities
A team of officials from National Institute of Urban Affairs comprising bureaucrats and senior officials representing urban local bodies in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Uttarakhand visited waste management
African Delegation Visit T.N. To Study The Complete Chain of Sanitation Model
In the two-week programme, the team will learn about principles of Citywide Inclusive Sanitation, visit improved community toilets and study the faecal sludge management
City-wide Inclusive Sanitation: Why It Is Pathway To Scaling Sustainable And Safe Sanitation Systems
Implementation of CWIS practices in Trichy has resulted in sanitation services reaching the most marginalised and vulnerable communities
Untouchability To Lack Of Security And Safety: Bhopal Sanitation Workers Voice Concerns
"I was studying in Class 5, and I saw my father struggling with family expenses. I decided to support my father and family and thus became a waste-picker," said Asha Paul, a waste-picker, during the event ‘We speak too by Sanitation Workers’ in Bhopal recently.
Revamping The Public Toilets of Chennai
Access to sanitation is a human right, according to the United Nations. But when we conducted a spot-check of some public toilets in Chennai, not all of them were accessible, safe and usable.
Include Sanitation Lessons In School Syllabus, Say Experts
The importance of maintaining toilets and providing more urinals in public places to prevent pollution in the transit hubs were some of the points stressed by participants at an event held to commemorate World Toilet Day, here on Saturday.
GCC Pilots 3 Maintenance Models For Public Toilets In Chennai
The operation and maintenance of nine freshly renovated public and community toilets in the city were outsourced to women self-help groups, private companies, and community-based entrepreneurs.
Casteism Rampant, No Health Benefits: Sanitation Workers
Thirty-two-year-old, a native of Bihar’s Bhagalpur, first started segregating waste when she was a 10-year-old girl and had just migrated to Dehradun, then part of Uttar Pradesh, with her family.
Decoding First-aid Discourse For Desludging
Conversations around sanitation in India, unfortunately, rarely extend to the people upholding it. And when they do, they take an often surface-level, linear route. It’s been a long time coming for the struggles of sanitation workers to be highlighted and addressed.
MoU Signed To Improve Healthcare Of Conservancy Workers
Four town panchayats in Coimbatore district signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with K.R. Hospital in Perianaickenpalayam on Saturday to organise free health camps for conservancy workers.
Sanitation Workers’ Safety Must be Prioritised
In a tragic incident on October 5, four sanitation workers died allegedly after inhaling toxic gasses while working in a 10-foot-deep underground sewer in Faridabad, Haryana. They had no safety gear on. Despite repeated guidelines issued by the government, there have been several fatal accidents involving sanitation workers, especially desludging workers.
Some Consider Me Untouchable & Mock Me’: Sanitation Workers Share Stories Of Apathy And Discrimination
The sanitation workers and waste collectors of Mumbai play a key role in keeping the maximum city clean and hygienic. But the role that these workers have been playing for decades to keep the financial capital moving is seldom acknowledged.
A Comic Way To Teach Safe Hygiene Practices In Urban Slums of Tamil Nadu
Children and the communities in the urban slums of Tamil Nadu are being taught to follow better health and hygiene practices through comic strips with relevant animated characters.
Trichy: 300 Sanitary Workers Get Welfare Board Cards
TRICHY: Nearly 300 informal sanitary workers, most of them women, were provided with the occupational identification cards that entitle them to claim benefits under the unorganised workers' welfare board of the labour department.
A comic look at hygiene
CHENNAI: A colourful comic depicts two cartoon women in the slum of a town, Priya and Meena, who are wondering why their kids have been falling sick lately.
Comic Strips Becoming Nudge For Behaviour Change In Tamil Nadu
Comic strips with relatable animated characters are ‘nudging’ children and the community in the urban slums of Tamilnadu to adopt better health and hygiene practices.
Fighting Stigma: With Three Decades’ Experience, Parameshwari Is Among Tiruchy’s Oldest Desludging Operators
TIRUCHY: On Wednesday morning, Parameshwari gets a call for emptying of a septic tank. She immediately calls her driver and load men and goes along with them to the apartment where the desludging needs to be done. She fits the hose and gets her hands dirty (literally) and starts the work.