New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
- Re: Evidence-based sanitation advocacy in India to promote latrine use - by: ggalli August 22, 2014Hi Sangita, Thanks, for this. Had already followed your great work and the SQUAT report, and shared it internally within my organisation. I have a question for you or your colleagues. The topic is named 'evidence-based sanitation advocacy' yet you end your post by saying that the biggest challenge is 'convincing politicians to emphasize latrin […]
- Re: Registration open for the 18th SuSanA meeting in Stockholm - by: secretariat August 22, 2014Dear SuSanA Community, We are happy to tell you, that there are good news regarding the 18th SuSanA Meeting! Friday venue: Room K12, Stockholmsmässan, Mässvägen 1, SE-125 80 Älvsjö, Sweden Saturday venue: Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI), Linnégatan 87D, 115 23 Stockholm, Sweden We can proudly confirm the most of our presenters already, please see the f […]
- Evidence-based sanitation advocacy in India to promote latrine use - by: SangitaVyas August 22, 2014Dear all, Today I would like to tell you about a sanitation grant by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that I am involved with at the r.i.c.e. Institute (Research Institute for Compassionate Economics): Title of grant: SQUAT (Sanitation Quality, Use, Access, and Trends): Evidence based sanitation advocacy for India Subtitle (more descriptive title): To […]
- Re: "Most progressive water utility in Africa” wins 2014 Stockholm Industry Water Award - by: scottchen August 22, 2014Hi, Eliesabeth: Thank you for the detailed information given to me. It is hilly area and the households have enough space for the gardening work. The urine can be used for growing vegetables where can be grown throughout the year. If there were an research opportunity for the reuse of urine and dried feaces, i would like to go there to demonstrate my practic […]
- Docoumentry Film "The Curse" on Menstrual Hygiene - by: SonikaHEEALS August 22, 2014Watch Our New Documentary Film!! " The Curse" The 4-minute, 5-second documentary, on the theme Water Sanitation, Menstrual Hygiene and Girl Education, features the life of a young girl and her experiences at home with regard to sanitation and hygiene. Date of release of the documentary film “The Curse “on Menstrual Hygiene was June 30th, 2014. The […]
- Re: Evidence-based sanitation advocacy in India to promote latrine use - by: ggalli August 22, 2014
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