(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” 

Home Page Tabs

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 05:30
The Economic Times
India's toilet guru Bindeshwar Pathak has suggested that young boys and girls in each block be trained in the construction and maintenance of toilets, with incentives for motivators who go house to house and educate people about the health hazards of open defecation.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 23:30
Catholic Online
With no traditional toilets in rural Indian villages, women are often forced to relieve themselves in the surrounding fields. While darkness provides a shield from prying eyes, it also proves a cover for rapists. Two teenaged girls who had ventured in Upper Pradesh State to use the toilet were found raped and murdered, in a case that made international headlines.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 22:45
UCA news
In an interview, Pathak told ucanews.com that the lack of toilets in villages such as Katra Saadatgunj makes it easier for perpetrators to commit rape against women who wait until nightfall to defecate.
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 19:30
Alazeera
"One toilet can transform the entire life of a woman by making her safer and healthier, and then women have the power to transform their families," Bindeshwar Pathak, chief of Sulabh International, told Al Jazeera.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 11:45
The Guardian
Sanitation charity donates 108 toilets to Uttar Pradesh village in campaign to protect women and improve health standards
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 11:30
BBC
Unveiling the brightly-coloured, cheap lavatories on Sunday, the sanitation charity Sulabh International said it aimed to provide the same facility for every dwelling in India. "I believe no woman must lose her life just because she has to go out to defecate," Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of the charity, said.
Al Jazeera
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 16:00
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will complete 100 days in office on Tuesday, however, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party's promise to build five million toilets during the first three months of its rule has not materialised.The shortage is not just a rural problem but across the country - even in Mumbai, the financial capital, millions of people do not have access to safe, clean and privat
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 11:00
IBN Live
Sulabh International handed over 108 low cost toilets to villagers at Katra Sadatganj in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh, where two sisters were allegedly gangraped and murdered while they went to relieve themselves in fields. This sanitation drive is the starting point for a nationwide 'Toilets for Every House' campaign.
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:45
Rajya Sabha TV
In conversation with Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International.
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 20:30
BBC World News
BBC World News
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 22:30
NDTV
Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak joins Agenda to talk about what Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' campaign will mean for the entire country. He talks about the calls he is getting from women while sociologist Ashis Nandy tempers the enthusiasm along with image consultant Dilip Cherian.