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Does anyone give a s**t?

A new bill in India aimed at protecting manual cleaners of human excrement needs to translate into political action, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Sep 13 11:47:00 2013
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Daring to tackle chauvinism

Despite the successes of campaigns like One Billion Rising, we can’t forget that sexism still rages, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Tue Dec 11 11:21:00 2012
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The end for hands-on toilet cleaning in India?

Activists are hoping a 10,000-kilometre pilgrimage will help bring total eradication of ‘manual scavenging’ writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Nov 29 11:20:00 2012
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A closer look at India’s anti-corruption hero Anna Hazare

Mari Thekaekara wonders whether an undemocratic activist should be blackmailing the Indian government.…

  • Tue Aug 23 10:42:00 2011
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Mari Marcel Thekaekara

Mari is a writer based inGudalur, in the Nilgiri hills of Tamil Nadu…

  • Thu Jul 1 03:00:00 2010
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Independence Day + 1

Mari Marcel Thekaekara reflects on the state of the Indian nation in middle age…

  • Thu Aug 21 12:06:00 2008
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A lifetime in muck

Unbelievably, people still exist whose task in life is shovelling shit, as *Mari Marcel Thekaekara* explains.…

  • Sat Aug 2 02:09:00 2008
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