Mary Gill

Destigmatising sanitation labour in Pakistan through dignity, safety and employment security

Sanitation work has historically been associated with the so-called ‘untouchables’ in the Indian subcontinent. In their groundbreaking study, Asif Aqeel and Mary Gill of Center for Law & Justice bring to light the deplorable economic, social and health-related conditions of sanitation workers in Pakistan, and examine the regulatory policies that disregard workers’ wellbeing.