Poverty and Hope in India’s City of Widows

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WOMEN AND GIRLS’ HEALTH Shunned by their own families, thousands of Hindu widows make their way to the holy city of Vrindavan in northern India to find solace. But most also end up impoverished and neglected. WRITTEN BY / Sutirtha Sahariah / PUBLISHED ON February 10, 2017 VRINDAVAN, India – After her husband died eight years ago, Manju… Read more »

विधवाओं के चेहरों पर आई मुस्कान, जब मिला उन्हें एफिल टावर के सामने फोटो खिंचवाने का सम्मान

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2016-11-23 10:13:29 2016-11-23 17:18:09 sandhya वृंदावन: वृंदावन और वाराणसी की जिन विधवाओं ने कभी अपने उस घर को दोबारा लौटकर देखने का सपना तक नहीं संजोया, उन्हें अगर फैशन की राजधानी पेरिस घूमने का निमंत्रण मिले, तो इसे शायद चमत्कार ही कहेंगे। लेकिन ऐसा चमत्कार हुआ है सुलभ इंटरनेशनल की तरफ से संचालित विधवा आश्रमों की… Read more »

Here’s how Hirmathala in Haryana is giving every Indian village sanitation goals

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Pallavi Rebbapragada Nov 6, 2016 A clean, private and accessible toilet isn’t a given. In the time that they take to reach it, mentalities contract and expand many times, and only when civic pressures are at their peak, are they released from the pain of the ill-digested thought that it is expensive and inconvenient to… Read more »

Bindheswar Pathak appointed as brand ambassador of Swachh Rail Mission

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Nov 3, 2016 09:00 IST JITESH KUMAR JHA   Ministry of Railways on 2 November 2016 appointed Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of Sulabh International, as a Brand Ambassador for Swachh Rail Mission. Minister of Railway Suresh Prabhu felicitated Pathak at a function in New Delhi. As part of the mission, Sulabh International has been… Read more »

Bindeshwar Pathak new brand ambassador for ‘Swachh Rail Mission’

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Posted at: Nov 2 2016 7:43PM New Delhi, Nov 2 (UNI) Ministry of Railways has appointed Padma Bhushan Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International as a Brand Ambassador for “Swachh Rail Mission” of Indian Railway. In a programme held today at Railway Bhawan Minister of Railways, Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu felicitated Dr Pathak founder of… Read more »

Usha Chaumar: Life Of A Manual Scavenger And How She Became An Inspiration

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“Who wants to do such horrible job of picking up human excreta every morning and disposing it off? That too with your bare hands. It was not just a job, it was our life. We were treated like waste too,” says Usha Chaumar from Alwar, Rajasthan. Usha worked as a manual scavenger for several decades…. Read more »

Sulabh founder asks NRIs to invest in toilets in India — The Economic Times

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By PTI | Jul 22, 2016 LONDON: India could become open defecation free by 2019 if the nearly 2 crore nonresident Indians (NRIs) each contributes to building six toilets over a span of three years, the founder of Sulabh International said today. Bindeshwar Pathak, who was in London to attend a conference on Smart Cities,… Read more »

Sulabh International Founder Asks NRIs To Invest In Toilets In India — NDTV

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Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | July 22, 2016 LONDON: India could become open defecation free by 2019 if the nearly 2 crore non-resident Indians (NRIs) each contributes to building six toilets over a span of three years, the founder of Sulabh International said today. Bindeshwar Pathak, who was in London to attend a conference… Read more »

Sulabh founder asks NRIs to invest in toilets in India — Business Standard

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Press Trust of India | London Jul 22, 2016 India could become open defecation free by 2019 if the nearly 2 crore non-resident Indians (NRIs) each contributes to building six toilets over a span of three years, the founder of Sulabh International said today. Bindeshwar Pathak, who was in London to attend a conference on Smart Cities,… Read more »