No Gauteng schools using bucket system – Lesufi

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Iavan Pijoos, News24 | News24 22:30 01/03/2016 Johannesburg – No Gauteng schools are using the bucket toilet system, education MEC Panyaza Lesufi said on Tuesday. “When I came into office, we identified about 200 schools with the worst sanitation facilities. There are no schools using the bucket system in Gauteng today,” Lesufi said. “Investing in… Read more »

Millions spent on upgrading school toilets

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NEWS/SOUTH-AFRICA/GAUTENG /  01 March 2016 at 21:16pm By: Lindi Masinga Johannesburg – Gauteng MEC of Education Panyaza Lesufi announced on Tuesday that his department had spent R300 million on constructing and upgrading toilets, as well as refurbishing state schools. “The Department of Education is excited that it can eradicate issues of sanitation. In Gauteng there are… Read more »

Indien: Fotograf Xavier Zimbardo erzählt die Geschichte der verstoßenen Witwen in seinem Bildband „Angels of Ghost Street“

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Von Laura Engels 27.02.2016 Wie Schatten gleiten sie an den Wänden entlang. Hinter weißen Schleiern verborgen, wagen sie sich auf die Straßen und betteln um eine Handvoll Rupien oder eine Schale Reis. Es soll Pech bringen, sie zu sehen – ähnlich wie eine schwarze Katze. Aber sie sind Frauen und ihr einziges Verbrechen ist es,… Read more »

India: Photographer Xavier Zimbardo tells the story of the outcast widows in his book “Angels of Ghost Street”

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By Laura Angel 02/27/2016 Like shadows they glide along the walls. Hidden behind white veils, they venture out on the streets and begging for a handful of rupees and a bowl of rice. It will bring bad luck to see them – like a black cat. But they are women and their only crime is… Read more »

Water that heals

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Sulabh is changing the way the arsenic belt of India consumes drinking water Geetanjali Krishna February 27, 2016 Last Updated at 00:10 IST It was once a land where ground water was so contaminated by arsenic that many who drank it turned dark with its poison. Today, the same villagers are making a living selling purified… Read more »

‘Deprived classes need social acceptance’

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Mangaluru, Feb 13,2016 International Social Services Organisation (New Delhi) Founder Dr Bindeshwar Pathak said social acceptance is required for the deprived classes of the society. He was speaking after inaugurating a UGC-sponsored two-day national conference on Social Sciences and social development organised by the Department of Sociology and Association of Humanities of St Aloysius College… Read more »

‘Skill-based education crucial to end unemployment problem’

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SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT February 13, 2016 Founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement Bindeshwar Pathak said here on Friday that imparting skill-based education and training is crucial to end unemployment problem in the country. Speaking to media on the sidelines a seminar which he inaugurated at St. Aloysius College he said that skill-based education could… Read more »

Sociology should not be confined to curriculum: Bindeshwar Pathak

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MANGALURU: Sociology should not be confined to pedagogy and research alone, but also it should have an intervening capacity to fix the problems of the society, said Bindeshwar Pathak, founder, Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement. He was delivering inaugural address at a two-day national conference on ‘social sciences and social development’ organized by Mangalore… Read more »

Mangaluru: ‘True Gandhian’ Dr B Pathak inaugurates ‘Soc. Sciences and Soc. Development’ Conference

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Friday, February 12th, 2016   By – Alfie D’Souza-Team Mangalorean Mangaluru: The Mangalore Sociology Association (MSA) founded in 1990 completed its 25 years on 29 December 2015. As part of the celebrations a National Conference on ‘Social Sciences and Social Development’ was organised in collaboration with the Dept of Sociology, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru, on… Read more »