The United Nations Special Rapporteur, Léo Heller, will visit India from 27 October to 10 November 2017 to examine the extent to which people’s rights to safe drinking water and sanitation are being realized. IDSN and Jan Sahas have made a joint submission to the Rapporteur ahead of his visit drawing attention to the inhuman practice of manual scavenging that persist in India despite being banned.

Read more about the visit in the OHCHR press release

Download the joint submission: