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Wednesday, 18 September 2019 10:38

Waste Management- Safety Kit for Garbage Collectors

Written by chatro
  • Type: Brochure, Country Publication
  • Source: Godh Lahore
  • Languages:
  • Focal Areas: Chemicals and Waste
  • Priority Groups: Indigenous Peoples
  • Countries: Pakistan
  • Region: Asia and the Pacific
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Garbage Protection kits: These Kits include safety gloves, shoes, protection masks, Jackets, Caps, Plastic Bags etc. These protection gloves are distributed among changars. The Changars, are marginalized of the marginalized. They are sub-category of indigenous people. As a matter of fact, indigenous people are one of the most socially and economically vulnerable groups of the country. And occupation of Changars make them even more vulnerable as they are associated to the garbage collection. Historically, this sub-group used to wander city to city, region to region and collecting waste material but due to urbanization, they started settling in the sub-urban areas of cities.
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