News Outlets Continue Coverage Of New Report On Sanitation Workers’ Health, Rights

NPR: Even Researchers Were Shocked By How Tough Life Is For Sanitation Workers
“…[A] new report jointly released by the World Health Organization, the World Bank Group, and the International Labour Organization … analyzes a range of national-level studies in nine countries and interviewed 19 workers to provide what its authors say is the first global picture of the challenges that sanitation workers face…” (Aizenman, 11/17).

VOA: Report Deplores Conditions for Sanitation Workers in Developing Countries
“…[The report] urges governments to enact laws and regulations that improve working conditions for sanitation workers and protect their safety and health. It says sanitation workers must be given the equipment and training necessary for the safe, proper disposal of waste” (Schlein, 11/16).