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Bibliographic Information on Manual Scavenging

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National Human Rights Commission Library, New Delhi has compiled and consolidated information from various sources on "Manual Scavenging" to help the users in literature survey of printed and electronic material available in the Library of the Commission and many important Libraries of Delhi.

This Bibliography is available in the following form:-

(A) Centre/States Acts and Rules on Manual Scavenging pdf (28 KB)

(B) International/Regional Instruments pdf (22 KB)

(C) Judgements of Supreme Court on Manual Scavenging pdf (11 KB)

(D) National Human Rights Commission, India (NHRC). http://nhrc.nic.in

(a) Annual Meeting of Asia Pacific Forum of NIs Suva, Fiji, August 1, 2006, Report presented by Member of National Human Rights Commission.

(b) Film on Human Rights themes: Manual Scavenging. See Annual Report 2003 - 2004

(c) Know Your Rights: Dalit Rights.

(d) Know Your Rights: Manual Scavenging.

(e) Letter to Chief Ministers with a request to adopt the Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993, dated January 24, 1997.

(f) Know Your Rights: Manual Scavenging.

(f) Letter to various authorities on the issue of elimination of Manual Scavenging, Oct 23, 1996

(g) National Workshop on Manual Scavenging and Sanitation, New Delhi

(h) NHRC Annual Reports - Containing information on Manual Scavenging

NHRC Annual Reports – Containing information on “Manual Scavenging”
1996-1997 Chapt 5 (F) Para 5.25 - 5.28 Manual Scavenging. p 43-44
1997-1998 Chapt 9 Para 9.1 - 9.3 Abolition of Manual Scavenging. p 32
1998-1999 Chapt 3 Para 3.9 Persistence of Manual Scavenging. p 13
Chapt 11 Para 11.1 - 11.6 Manual Scavenging. p 40 - 41
1999-2000 Chapt 9 Manual Scavenging. p 67 - 68
2000-2001 Chapt 3 Para 3.23 Manual Scavenging in Jammu - Kashmir. p 17
Chapt 9 Manual Scavenging. p 82 - 83
2001-2002 Chapt 8 (F) Manual Scavenging. p 95 - 97
2002-2003 Chapt 8 (F) Manual Scavenging. p 133 - 35
2003-2004 Chapt 8 (F) Manual Scavenging. p 107 - 110
Chapt 9 (B) Safety of Workers Cleaning Drainage/Manholes. p 127
Chapt 11 Para 11.56 Know your rights: Manual Scavenging. p 153
Para 11.64 Film on Human Rights Themes: Manual Scavenging. p 155
Chapt 13 Para 13.5 Core Group on NGOs (Action Aid, India): Practice of Manual Scavenging. p 171
Annexure 9: Statement made at International Race Relations Round Table, Auckland, February 2-5, 2005. p 282
2004-2005 Chapt 10 (B) Manual Scavenging. p 145 - 47
2005-2006 Chapt 10 (A) Manual Scavenging. p 151 - 54
2006-2007 Chapt 10 (A) Manual Scavenging. p 151 -153.
Annexure 11.Status of adoption of Employment of Manual
Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993 by States/UTs p 243.
2007-2008 Chapt 9 Rights of the Vulnerable
Para 9.23 – 9.29 Eradication of Manual Scavenging Page 127-128


(E) Books on Manual Scavenging pdf (50 KB)

(F) Articles on Manual Scavenging pdf (16 KB)


In addition to indexing of information, bibliography provides Websites addresses for the Full Text available on Central Legislation, Conventions/Instruments, Supreme Court Judgements & Orders on Manual Scavenging and Annual Reports/ Documents/Cases of National Human Rights Commission, India (New Delhi).