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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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