They spent the best parts of their life toiling in brutal, inhuman conditions, as modern day slaves, right here in the city. But has it broken their spirit or zeal for life? No. This International Women’s Day, we bring you the story of two women, rescued from bonded labour, who are rebuilding their lives with grit and courage.
Serious flaws in garbage collection and disposal, impractical solutions, and corruption to top it all — a public meeting discussed the chaotic waste management ecosystem in the city and how deeply it affects residents living near garbage dumps. However, citizens themselves hold the key to a better system.