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: FDAL et la retour a la DAL (slippage) - Introduction et questions pour la discussion - by: TraceyKeatman October 9, 2015Et aussi, notre collègue, Aditya Soni a dit: Il est intéressant de voir les efforts engagés visant à éradiquer le slippage ou glissement. Toutefois, il serait beaucoup plus intéressant de connaître tous les efforts qui ont été engagés par le biais des changements sociaux et de comportements. Par exemple, afin d’empêcher le « Glissement de complaisance », pré […]
- Re: Weekly Summaries - by: TraceyKeatman October 9, 2015Bonjour tout le monde, SVP trouver ci-joint le compte-rendu de la première semaine de discussion (22–28 septembre 2015) : Thème 1 – Élaborer des programmes à grande échelle Discussion menée par Suvojit Chattopadhyay Merci, Tracey
- Re: Honey bucket?? Shouldn't it be called bucket toilet or bucket latrine? An argument on Wikipedia. - by: joeturner October 9, 2015I'm fairly confident we are going to win this particular spat because nobody has attempted to even engage with the argument or put forward evidence that "honey bucket" is used outside of North America. But this is certainly something that is very off-putting to people wanting to add "real" sanitation information to wikipedia. There a […]
- Re: Neighborhood-Scale Treatment of Fecal Sludge by Supercritical Oxidation (Duke University, USA) - by: KZR October 9, 2015Hi Kathy, I am also a Kathy. How do I go about finding out about the possibilities of a Supercritical Oxidation pilot plant for a 'new' sustainable / business UNusual / Better living /social housing project that I am busy with in South Africa. We are currently in the planning phases with implementation for 2018. We are looking for a treatment syste […]
- Re: ODF and Slippage - Introduction and questions for discussion - by: soniadityar October 9, 2015It is interesting to see efforts going in direction of preventing slippage. However, it would be much more interesting to find out about any efforts that have gone into inducing demand through social and behavioural changes. For example to prevent 'Slippage of convenience' presented by Jonathan Ekhator, quoted by Tracey Keatman.
- Re: FDAL et la retour a la DAL (slippage) - Introduction et questions pour la discussion - by: TraceyKeatman October 9, 2015
- The cost-effective way to protect against future Ebola outbreaks October 5, 2015At the height of the Ebola outbreak, we received reports of an astonishing statistic: all 284 open defecation- free communities were reporting that they were also Ebola-free, despite being surrounded by Ebola hotspots. Was there a link between being open defecation free and Ebola-free? Or between the Community-Led Total Sanitation process and Ebola resistanc […]6
- Amazing Success for Bangladesh in Sanitation October 5, 2015Bangladesh achieved amazing success in sanitation in 15 years. As much as 33 percent people used to defecate in the open in the year 2000, whereas the figure is now only 1 percent. At the South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), a SAARC ministerial meeting to be held in Dhaka in next January, Bangladesh will be declared a ‘country free from open defec […]6
- 4th Annual Menstrual Hygiene Management in Wash in Schools Virtual Conference September 17, 2015UNICEF and the Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University are hosting a free virtual conference on Menstrual Hygiene Management in WASH in Schools on Thursday 22nd October 2015 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT). The theme is 'Championing MHM in Schools Through Evidence and Advocacy'.6
- Benue to host sanitation conference September 9, 2015Benue State Government has pledged its readiness to host the next Nigerian CLTS conference.6
- Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms become ODF September 3, 2015Mbulu and Mulongwe chiefdoms in Samfya district deserve commendation for joining other chiefdoms in attaining Open Defecation Free (ODF) status; a development aimed at inducing sustainable behavioural change and practices in hygiene and sanitation.6
- The cost-effective way to protect against future Ebola outbreaks October 5, 2015
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