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My Name is Gulab: How this children's book tells the empowering story of a manual scavenger's daughter

Written and illustrated by Sagar Kolwankar and published by Tulika Publishers, this book tells the story of a student who has an idea to solve the problem of manual scavenging — and what comes next

Published on 27th September 2021
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#ThrowbackToday: Manual scavenging, a reality that continues to exist

In today's #TBT, we recall the horrors of manual scavenging and how, though people continue to speak up against it as they did on this day three years ago, very little has actually changed on ground

Published on 25th September 2021
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Ever heard of the Sangh started by Mahatma Gandhi? This is it

The Harijan Sevak Sangh founded by Gandhiji in 1932 has been fighting the social evils of manual scavenging and untouchability for close to 90 years now. Parvathi Benu finds out more

Published on 2nd October 2018
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Vidhu Vincent's Manhole wins the Kerala Film Award for the Best Film and Best Director: Here's why it digs up the dirt on Kerala's manual scavenging problem

Vidhu Vincent's Manhole has won a lot of critical acclaim and it has opened up a lot of debate on how manual scavenging is still a stinking problem in God's Own Country

Published on 23rd February 2017

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