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.
- Toilet marketing campaigns in developing countries erode people’s dignity – this is not acceptable - by: DaniBarrington December 12, 2017Thanks for the response Susan - I am aware of your work and we cited both the paper you mention and one from 2014 in the underlying systematic review for The Conversation piece I have written previously about needing to provide the toilets people "want" if you really do want to move away from open defecation (particularly based on a R.I.C.E. study […]
- Editorial: Limited services? The role of shared sanitation in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development - by: secretariat December 12, 2017Dear SuSanA members, Below is a recently published article (available for open access) regarding "safely managed" sanitation services washdev.iwaponline.com/content/early/201.../30/washdev.2017.023 Title: Limited services? The role of shared sanitation in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development Abstract Target 6.2 of the Sustainable Development […]
- WaCCliM Webinar: "La contribución del agua al cambio climático", 14th Diciembre 2017, 16:00 CET - by: ElaChe December 12, 2017Don't forget to join us for our Webinar!
- Hygiene Symposium - by: Mmekidmfon December 12, 2017Hi everyone, I'll like to say that our Hygiene symposium was a huge huge success . I have attached a few pictures from the event.
- Toilet marketing campaigns in developing countries erode people’s dignity – this is not acceptable - by: sengel December 12, 2017Thanks for the links Dani, its is a good read. My honours student, Myles Bateman, and I have also just had a recent contribution on this debate come out. The article "To shame or not to shame that is the question" available here is also behind a paywall, so let me know if you'd like a copy. We focus particularly on the use of shame in CLTS tho […]
- Toilet marketing campaigns in developing countries erode people’s dignity – this is not acceptable - by: DaniBarrington December 12, 2017