Daily Archives: November 24, 2020


Government, Sanitary Workers, and Third Party Vendors

by Zishan Ahmad Siddiqui he plight of Pakistan’s sanitation workers is not a case that is given much space in our otherwise profoundly vibrant political and societal discourse. Only a few of the horrific accidents the sanitation workers meet while fixing our sewers etc get reported. The number of accidents and consequent loss of life is disproportionately large. Reports produced by some international organisations in collaboration with local partners point to the hazards the sanitation workers face routinely. Recent studies carried out across South Asia region, including Pakistan, have brought to life some shocking facts about the morbidity of their […]