सिर पर मैला ढोने वाली ऊषा ब्रिटेन में देगी भाषण

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राजस्थान में सिर पर मैला ढोने का काम कर चुकी और धर्मार्थ संगठन सुलभ इंटरनेशनल की मदद से अपने जीवन में बदलाव लाने वाली एक महिला को इस सप्ताह ब्रिटेन के एक सम्मेलन को संबोधित करने के लिए आमंत्रित किया गया है। ऊषा चमार बुधवार को स्वच्छता और भारत में महिला अधिकार विषय पर पोटर्समाउथ… Read more »

राजस्थान की मैला ढोने वाली महिला ब्रिटेन आमंत्रित

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लंदन। सुलभ इंटरनेशनल की मदद से अपनी जिंदगी बदलने वाली राजस्थान की उषा को ब्रिटिश सम्मेलन में बोलने के लिए आमंत्रित किया गया है। वह पूर्व में मैला ढोने का काम करती थी।  उषा ब्रिटिश एसोसिएशन ऑफ साउथ एशियन स्टडीज (बीएएसएएस) के सालाना सम्मेलन को संबोधित करने के लिए ब्रिटेन जाएंगी। वह यहां की यूनिवर्सिटी… Read more »

Former manual scavenger from Rajasthan invited to UK conclave

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A former manual scavenger from Rajasthan who transformed her life with the help of sanitation charity Sulabh International has been invited to speak at a UK conference this week.  Usha Chaumar will arrive in the UK to address the Annual Conference of the British Association of South Asian Studies (BASAS) at University of Portsmouth on the subject of 'Sanitation and… Read more »

Concerted efforts needed to improve sanitation

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INTERVIEW/FEATURES Limited access to improved sanitation is a serious health risks to billions of people particularly those who live in developing countries. In Tanzania, 91 per cent of rural population and 78 per cent of urban population have no access to improved sanitation. This translates to approximately 26 million people use unsanitary or shared latrines… Read more »

World Toilet Day demonstration in Madrid for third-world sanitation rights

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ACTIVISTS demonstrating outside the foreign affairs and cooperation ministry pretended to defecate on the street this week. Their controversial action was to call for Spain to do more in the world fight for the human right to proper sanitation – not in Spain, but in third-world countries where people have no toilets. And this apparently tasteless… Read more »

Indian Prime Minister launches anti-filth campaign

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CHRIS UHLMANN: It was Indian independence hero and cleanliness champion Mahatma Gandhi's birthday yesterday and public servants across the nation commemorated in a unique way – they each picked up a broom and cleaned their offices. The World Bank says poor sanitation and hygiene costs India's economy $50 billion each year and the country's recently… Read more »


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Open defecation is a huge problem throughout the world.  Although the numbers have improved over the past 20 years, over one billion people still practice open defecation.  Nowadays, there are a lot of organizations working to eliminate the practice, but few have been working towards this goal as long as Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak.  His work… Read more »