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Waste picking is work

Article from Political Critique July 5, 2016

Marketa VINKELHOFEROVÁ, July 2016

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Summary :

An interview with Lakshmi Narayanan, co-founder of an Indian waste pickers’ union and cooperative, who has dedicated her professional life to improving working conditions for low-caste women. On their everyday lives, struggles, whether education uplifts people from poverty, and the intersection of dealing with social and environmental issues.