The introductory meeting of Project Steering Forum for promotion of social wellbeing of sanitary workers jointly organized by Sindh Human Rights Commission and Strengthening Participatory Organization (SPO) on 3rd October 2019 at Hyderabad. The meeting was chaired by Justice (Retd) Majida Rizvi, Chairperson Sindh Human Rights Commission (SHRC). There were speakers included elected legislators, representatives of the Water and Sanitation Authority (WASA), representatives of the Social Welfare Department, Labor Department, and Civil Society organizations.
They came to the point collectively that Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) should be made to take measures to help these people, who are vulnerable to health hazards, and work at risk of their lives. Major departments mainly Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, WASA, Town committees, and others should work in collaboration with community activists and organizations to ensure safety measures and job security of these people.