Bangladesh: Kids wash hands across country, Asia

Dhaka, Oct 15 (—More than 120 million children across South Asia will have clean hands Wednesday as they mark Global Hand Washing Day.

“From Kabul to Karachi, Kathmandu to Kerala and Colombo, Wednesday is likely to break all records as millions and millions of children practice the power of proper sanitation through soap suds,” Unicef said in a statement.

Bangladesh along with 62 countries around the world will observe the day for the first time this year, as part of the International Year of Sanitation.

More that 16 million children from 73,000 primary and secondary schools countrywide will pledge to promote hand washing with soap after going to the toilet and before a meal.  (…)

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