Why e‑waste processing is a dangerous occupation

Sapna Mishra, faculty member, Azim Premji University, and Rakhal Gaitonde, in The Wire, highlight the plight of the workers who process e‑waste, as part of their PhD fieldwork conducted in the slums of a city in a south Indian state.

The Wire-06 Sept 2022

Sapna Mishra is Faculty, School of Development, Azim Premji University. She can be reached at sapna.​mishra@​apu.​edu.​in

Rakhal Gaitonde is Faculty, Achutha Menon Centre for Health Science Studies, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology. He may be reached at rakhal.​gaitonde@​sctimst.​ac.​in