Mumbai Women Fight for their Right to Recycle

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[Editor's Note: Some of India's poorest women make a living by recycling scrap cloth-- and they still face challenges from government and businesses. This post by Geeta Seshu of Women's eNews sheds light on how they're banding together for support. --Grace]

Mumbai Women Fight for their Right to Recycle

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Image credit: Geeta Seshu/Women's Features Service>
Female "ragpickers" in Mumbai are no longer what their name suggests. These days, many are in collectives and trying to find a better deal in the recycling industry. But it's not easy when government business mandates on their behalf go ignored.Read more

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