It was exactly a year ago that The Hindu wrote about the plight of abandoned and destitute women, particularly widows, who take shelter in Vrindavan, prompting the National Legal Services Authorities (NALSA) to take action. It filed a social justice litigation before the Supreme Court for ameliorating the pitiable condition of these women and directing… Read more »
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(WNN/GPI) New Delhi, INDIA: Each dawn brings the same battle for Sangeeta Devi. The simple act of defecation takes tactful planning for the 30-year-old. For Devi, a local community worker, it’s a matter of life or death. Devi, like the other women of her slum, lacks a toilet in her home. So she wakes up early… Read more »
NGO Sulabh International on Sunday announced that it would take proper care of Virndavan widows after Supreme Court noted their miserable plight. "From today onwards, no widow of Virandavan will sleep without food. Each and every widow will get food every night," Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak said while launching a programme for destitutes here. The apex court had recently taken a… Read more »
Brindavan (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 12 (IANS) Sulabh International has pledged to give a life a dignity to the 1,700 odd widows of Brindavan who spend their sunset years in pain. Responding to the shock expressed by the Supreme Court over the inhuman disposal of the bodies of widows, Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak announced steps to provide… Read more »
LCI: Sir, you are a benchmark for socialist entrepreneurs, which is not a very easy path. What is your 21st century strategy for your organization? Ans: My case is little different. I wanted to be lecturer in the department of sociology. I joined a society which was formed to celebrate the birth century of Mahatma… Read more »
Dr. Pathak stands with the Sulabh Effluent Treatment system attached with public toilet linked biogas plant.
Professor Rajmohan Gandhi shared a meal with the liberated and rehabilitated untouchable scavengers from Nai Disha.