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From A Luxury To Suffocating, Here Are Some Unusual Myths Regarding Toilets Debunked

Swachh Guide
Despite the construction of over 9 crore toilets, a lot of people still prefer defecating in the open due to the ancient myths surrounding construction as well as usage of toilets ...
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In A First, Manual Scavengers Release A Manifesto Ahead Of The Lok Sabha Elections

Mr. Wilson launched the hashtag #StopKillingUs on Twitter and demanded government help workers find jobs that give them dignity
Manual Scavenging News
The Safai Karamchari Andolan has released a manifesto demanding dignity for the manual scavengers as part of Article 21 of Right to Life ...
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Elections 2019: Include Safe Sanitation Issues In Poll Manifestos, Says Administrative Staff College Of India

Elections 2019: Include Safe Sanitation Issues In Poll Manifestos, Says Administrative Staff College Of India
News Sanitation
Ahead of elections 2019, the public policy institute has recommended that all the political parties must focus on urban sanitation not only in terms of building toilets but also on proper feacal waste management ...
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Clean Water Is Essential To Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases, Says The World Health Organisation

Clean Water Is Essential To Eliminating Neglected Tropical Diseases, Says The World Health Organisation
News World Water Day Special
Referring to the prevalence of Neglected Topical Diseases in the South Asian countries, the World Health Organisation suggested that behavioral change campaigns for WASH can help combat these diseases ...
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Delhi Commission For Women Sends Notice To North MCD Over Lack Of Public Toilets For Women In Major Market

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Delhi News
The Delhi Commission for Women has issued a notice to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation for failing to build toilet facilities for women in a major market ...
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Countdown To Swachh Bharat: Access To Toilets And Role Of Women, A Case Study Of Chakkarpur Slum In Open Defecation Free Haryana

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Haryana Open Defecation Free Sanitation Women's Day Special
A look at how the urban slum of Chakkarpur dealt with the lack of access to toilets and washrooms with women taking the lead to give up open defecation ...
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Demeaning, Illegal, Lethal Yet Prevalent: Manual Scavenging Continues Despite Being Banned 25 Years Ago

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Manual Scavenging Sanitation
The practice of manual scavenging has been outlawed since 1993 but despite the 25 year ban, the manual scavengers still exist in large numbers, here’s how the practice fares as of today ...
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Swachh Survekshan 2019: From Rank 2 To 19, Despite the Drop, Bhopal Wins India’s ‘Cleanest Capital City’ Title

Swachh Survekshan 2019: From Rank 2 To 19, Despite the Drop, Bhopal Wins India’s 'Cleanest Capital City' Title
Madhya Pradesh News Swachh Survekshan
While the overall ranking of Bhopal has fallen to 19th place from being second in the last two Swachh Survekshan surveys, the city has still managed to win India’s cleanest capital city title ...
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Defying Gender Problems And Open Defecation, Sunita Devi From Jharkhand Is Training Women To Build Toilets

Sunita Devi has trained over 400 women to construct toilets
Jharkhand Swachh Warriors Women's Day Special
90 per cent of the women in Udaypura, a village in Jharkhand used to defecate in the open before 2018. Today, every woman in the village has access to a toilet, thanks to 29-year-old Sunita Devi ...
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ODF Mumbai, A Reality Check: With 75-100 People Per Toilet Seat, Is Mumbai Really Open Defecation Free?

Mumbai was declared open defecation free in July 2017
Open Defecation Free Mumbai
110 toilet blocks have been constructed since 2014 in Mumbai, a city with 1.84 crore population. Are the toilets enough to sustain the title of Open Defection Free conferred upon the city in July 2017? ...
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ODF Mumbai, A Reality Check: Overused, Unclean And Lesser Number Of Toilets For Women Are Just Some Of Mumbai’s Sanitation Woes

Open Defecation Free Mumbai
Though Mumbai have met all the parameters to be called an open defecation free city, it needs to solve problems like lack of water connection, overuse of toilets, gender disparity and others related the usage of public and community toilets ...
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ODF Mumbai, A Reality Check: Five Public Toilets In Mumbai’s Crowded Places That Set A Swachh Example

Public toilets in tourist and crowded places in Mumbai cater to 100 to 1,000 users daily
Open Defecation Free Mumbai
From having disable-friendly toilet seats, installing sanitary napkin vending machines to providing international hygiene standards for free, here’s how public toilets in crowded Mumbai are faring ...
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