Open defecation and India’s urban poor

Category: SLB Connect
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By Sharmila Ray, Senior Program Officer, PRIA A couple of months back my cousin and I got talking about the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan. It’s a good policy if it can be implemented and Prime Minister Modi is right, having strong, efficient sanitation services is a good way to restore dignity to India’s people. Sanitation is […]

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Gendered impacts of water poverty

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By Sakshi Saini, Senior Program Officer, PRIA No matter which region or state or socio-economic strata one visits, the plight of women remains the same. The only variation is that they face the brunt of all these socially ascribed roles in a different cultural setting. As part of the SLB connect program which aims at […]

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Sustainability of Smart Cities

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By Sakshi Saini, Senior Program Officer, PRIA Living anywhere in the world has its own ups and downs, whether it’s a metropolitan city where we have infrastructure, opportunities, traffic, and stress, or a village, where there is no infrastructure, no traffic, but proximity to nature and environment. It depends on how and where we want […]

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