Ahead of World Toilet Day, the facts and figures of toilets (or improved sanitation) speak for themselves.
Blog posts on "open defecation"
While only 19% of urban dwellers lack access to adequate toilets, a daunting 50% face the same problem in rural areas.
Women’s participation in an ADB urban development project in India transformed their role, increased understanding of gender issues in water and sanitation, and strengthened institutional capacity in ensuring that men and women could benefit equally from water and sanitation investments.
We helped women in Nepal stop being seen as mere water fetchers, and empowered them to become true leaders within their communities.