Sweeping against the odds
By Guardian Exclusive
08 March 2018 | 9:24 am
Every morning, hundreds of sweepers line the highways and roads in order to keep our cities and towns clean. On International Women's Day, we salute these women who are... Sweeping against the odds
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The Lagos State Government, through the Lagos State Waste Management Authority (LAWMA), has hundreds of men and women employed as street sweepers with the duty of cleaning up the state’s roads and highways. On Thursday, two of those sweepers were killed in a hit-and-run incident. Sadly, it is not the first time.
For the tenth edition of FIMO, Togo's international fashion festival, founder Jacques Logoh wanted to raise awareness of environmental issues by paying homage to a group of women on the frontlines of that fight: the street sweepers of the capital Lomé. Designers, meanwhile, were keen to show off their recycling prowess.
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