Sulabh International Museum of Toilets — Rendering the Private as Public

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When a person hears the word “Museum” the first thing that strikes the mind is a quaint place with culturally rich artifacts, beautiful tapestry, regal possessions, or the remains of the epic time. Have you ever thought of entering the museum and seeing a variety of toilets displayed before you? Yes, Toilets! The Sulabh International Toilet… Read more »

Scavengers appoints as Ombudsmen

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Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak,Founder Sulabh International, adminstrating oath to Seven Former Women Manual Scavengers after appointed as Ombudmen of Sulabh International,at Sulabh Gram in New Delhi on Monday.Sulabh International has decided to take its campaign against manual scavenging and support Parliament Bill banning Manual cleaning of toilets.Now these Women Ombudsmen take the responsibility of top functionary… Read more »

सिर पर मैला ढोने वाली महिलाएं बांटेंगी न्याय

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जागरण संवाददाता, नई दिल्ली : किसी समय सिर पर मैला ढो चुकी महिलाएं अब लोकपाल के रूप में कुर्सी पर आसीन होकर न्याय बांटेंगी। स्वयंसेवी संस्था सुलभ इंटरनेशनल ने ऐसी सात महिलाओं को अपने संस्थान में लोकपाल के पद पर नियुक्त किया है। सोमवार को महावीर एंक्लेव स्थित सुलभ परिसर में इन महिलाओं को लोकपाल… Read more »

मैला ढोने वाली 7 महिलाएं बनीं सुलभ की लोकायुक्त

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नई दिल्ली। सिर पर मैला ढोने के खिलाफ संसद में पारित विधेयक के मद्देनजर सुलभ इंटरनेशनल ने सोमवार को सात महिलाओं को अपना लोकायुक्त नियुक्त किया। ये महिलाएं इससे पहले सुलभ में मैला ढोने का कार्य करती थीं। जब यह विधेयक कानून के रूप में लागू होगा तो अब तक अस्पृश्यता का दंश झेलने वाली… Read more »

Sulabh makes seven former manual scavengers ombudsmen

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New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) In the wake of the parliament passing the bill against manual scavenging, Sulabh International Monday appointed seven women, who till recently were involved in cleaning human waste, as ombudsmen. Treated as “untouchables”, the women will be giving their decision in matters related to illegal employment of manual scavengers when the… Read more »

7 women linked with manual scavenging to be Sulabh ombudsmen

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NGO Sulabh International has appointed seven women who were earlier associated with manual scavenging as its ombudsman, two days after Parliament passed a bill banning manual cleaning of toilet waste.  They were treated untouchable and now they would discharge the responsibility of top functionary of this organisation having more than 70,000 volunteers across the country, a statement… Read more »

Working towards making India a manual scavenging-free nation

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Following the passage of the ‘Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Bill, 2013’ in Parliament last week, leading NGO Sulabh International on Monday appointed seven former women scavengers as ‘ombudsmen’. They will lead a campaign to make India a manual scavenging-free nation. Terming it a “symbolic step” towards social equality, Sulabh Founder… Read more »

India lawmakers forbid manual toilet cleaning

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NEW DELHI–Indian lawmakers have passed a long-promised bill to ban manual cleaning of toilet waste by workers who are seen as the “ultimate untouchables” under the country's ancient Hindu caste-hierarchy. Already illegal under a largely ineffective 1993 law, the Congress government pledged to make another attempt at stamping out the practice with the new legislation… Read more »