Life lessons from the story of Chandalika

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My quest for knowledge particularly in the field of sanitation brought me to India in 2012 and I landed into the very able laps of Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder of the Sulabh International Foundation. Through interviews and conversations I have much from him about where he came from, the interaction between sanitation and social deprivation… Read more »

Sanitation engineers tout for public private partnerships for promotion of hygiene

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Sanitation engineers in the Indian subcontinent are advocating for effective public – private partners to generate demands for sanitation in the community and promotion of hygiene. Speaking during the opening of a national seminar on community development and river pollution control in Kolkata, the Sulabh International Social Service Organisation founder, Dr Bindeshwar Pathak said that… Read more »

Liberated manual scavengers to take part in Kumbh rituals

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ALLAHABAD: In a break from tradition, liberated manual scavenger women, earlier regarded as untouchables, would join top priests in performing rituals at the confluence of the Ganga, the Yamuna and the mythological Saraswati at the Kumbh Mela.  Around 100 former scavenger women from Rajsthan's Alwar and Tonk districts would get an opportunity of taking holy dip at… Read more »

Meira Kumar inaugurates National Conference on Sociology of Sanitation

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  Meira Kumar, Speaker, Lok Sabha, lighted the lamp to inaugurate the National Conference on Sociology of Sanitation (Environmental Sanitation, Public health and Social Deprivation), in New Delhi on Monday. Union Minister for Rural Development, Drinking Water and Sanitation, Jairam Ramesh and the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Bharatsinh Madhavsinh… Read more »

“DREAMS OF MAHATMA GANDHI: SERFDOM TO FREEDOM”

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The story is about the origin of untouchability in India which started during the Vedic period. This social discrimination continued during the Buddha, Mauryan, Mughal and British period. Though, the untouchables did good things for the society like cleaning the human faeces of others to protect their health and environment, but the society in lieu… Read more »

Sulabh is taking a unique initiative on sanitation: “SOCIOLOGY OF SANITATION”

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Sulabh International Centre for Action Sociology in close collaboration with Sulabh International Social Service Organisation is holding the National Conference on “SOCIOLOGY OF SANITATION” ENVIRONMENTAL SANITATION, PUBLIC HEALTH AND SOCIAL DEPRIVIATION at Mavalankar Hall, Rafi Marg New Delhi, on January 28 & 29, 2013, (Monday & Tuesday). This is a preliminary conference to do brainstorming… Read more »