Rights and protection for female waste pickers in Nepal
n spite of their important role, waste pickers – most of them women – lack formal acceptance in theofficial Municipal Waste Management system of Kathmandu. Women are especially vulnerable andexposed to numerous inequalities and health risks.The r4d projectChallenges of municipal solid waste management: Learning from post-crisis governanceinitiatives in South Asiaseeks to understand the different stages of waste management and the roles of its various stakeholders. The focus is on women who are involved in it both, formally and informally. This is crucial, because fast urban growth, economic development and growing consum are resulting in increasing amounts of municipal solid waste. Another video-clip from the project’s research in Sri Lankais published.
This video-clip was produced as part of the r4d Digital Storyteller synthesis project. Its contents werefilmed and selected by Yash Man Karmacharya of the Centre for Integrated Urban Development, incollaboration with local partners. Nepal. The digital storytelling process was accompanied and supported by Paititi Lab. Watch on youtube.
Yash Man Karmacharya, email@example.com, Centre for Integrated Urban Development, Kathmandu, Nepal
r4d project Challenges of municipal solid waste management: Learning from post-crisis governance initiatives in South Asia
A film by Yash Man Karmacharya, Centre for Integrated Urban Development, Nepal / Edited by Karim Bia / Produced by Sonja Schenkel, Paititi Lab
More posts from this r4d project:
r4d Photo Gallery Travelling with the household waste in Kathmandu, Digital Storytellers video-clip Improving the waste management value chain in Sri Lanka