(NGO in General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations)
  • Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh International Social Service Organisation focused attention on the plight of widows at a special function in celebration of the World Widow Day, which was attended by widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi at the Press Club of India on June 23, 2014 
  • Girls are advised not to leave in-laws' house but to persuade the family to have a Sulabh flush toilet at the earliest 
  • Breaking centuries-old tradition, widows of Vrindavan celebrated Holi at Meera Sahabhagini Sadan on March 14, 2014 
  • The 'NGO Leadership and Excellence Award', instituted by the World CSR Congress, was given to Pathak on the occasion of
    the World CSR Day at Taj Lands Hotel, Mumbai on February 18, 2014
  • Justice Samaresh Banerjee confers prestigious Michael Madhusudan International Bongo Moni award to Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak for his
    work among the widows of Vrindavan
  • Santa Claus brings joy and happiness in the lives of “Widows of Vrindavan” 

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:45
The government will have to build nearly 20 million toilets in one year for the next five years "if it wants total sanitation by 2019", Pathak added.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 10:15
Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder, Sulabh International, on how India should go about building toilets for all its people in this exclusive interview with Shobha Warrier
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 11:30
The Pioneer
“It is very difficult to convince people to use toilets overnight. They are defecating in the open for many decades. Men and women generally go in different groups. That is the time when male discuss their business and women their family. This is the only time when elderly ladies criticize their bahus (daughter-in laws) or younger brides discuss their mother-in laws.
Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 11:00
ABC News
A recent attack on two young girls who were raped and murdered while using an outdoor toilet has highlighted India's poor sanitation. To raise a response to the issue, Bindeshwar Pathak has built a toilet museum in Delhi, from where he spoke to South Asia Correspondent Michael Edwards.
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 19:45
“By giving such importance to the issue of toilets, the government will also succeed in tackling women-related crimes and sexual assaults which they face for want of toilets in rural areas,” Pathak said in a statement. “This is the first time when government has shown its intention to solve the problem of open defecation in the country,” he added.
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 18:45
Applauding the proposal to provide sanitation to all households by 2019, Sulabh International founder Bindeshwar Pathak Friday said the step would bring down sexual crimes against women in the country.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014 - 20:00
Listen to Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International – an NGO, which extensively works for the welfare of widows.
Friday, June 6, 2014 - 17:00
Patna: A Bihar woman has done what is considered nearly impossible in these parts; she has won a hard-fought battle for the construction of a toilet at her home in a village nearly 40 km away from Bihar's capital Patna.
Wednesday, May 14, 2014 - 18:00
ETV Haryana
Toilet, the new Political agenda of General Election 2014
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 17:45
When it comes to urinating, Indian men don’t seem to care about the time and the place. For them, the streets are an open toilet. What will it take to contain this malaise?
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:00
How do you get people to care about poop? TPL producer Yoonj Kim explores the sanitation crisis in India.