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Video November 19, 2019

Sanitation Workers: Light at the End of the Tunnel?

Sanitation workers provide a fundamental public service. Yet they often face extreme health hazards and safety risks on the job. In many developing countries, they are informal workers with no legal protections or rights. With a lack of visibility in society, they can be stigmatized, marginalized and ignored. Here are the stories of five sanitation workers in their own words. Learn more about improving the health, safety and dignity of sanitation workers: worldbank.org/sanitationworkers