What do you understand by manual scavenging? Who does the work of manual scavenging?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 20th Apr, 2016, 02:04: PM

Expert Answer:

Manual scavenging refers to the practice of removing human and animal waste/excreta using brooms, tin plates and baskets from dry latrines and carrying it on the head to disposal grounds some distance away. A manual scavenger is the person who does the job of carrying this filth. This job is mainly done by Dalit women and young girls.

Answered by  | 20th Apr, 2016, 04:04: PM

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