‘Sanitation for all will bring down crimes against women’

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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. Arguing that sexual assaults often took place because women are forced to answer the call of nature in the open, Pathak cited the horrific gang… Read more »

An interview with Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International

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Sulabh International Social Service Organisation, an NGO, founded in 1970 has become a known name for people especially in North India. It works towards the improvement of sanitation and scavengers in India. They developed toilet facilities, which do not require scavenging to clean.   Go to a railways station, bus station or a shining Delhi metro station, the… Read more »

Q & A – `Women suffer sanitation absence most also impacts economy’

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One month after the horrific Badaun gang rape exposed how gravely at risk women and minors lacking domestic toilets are, India's sanitation scenario remains dire. Social worker and Padma Bhushan awardee ​Bindeshwar Pathak is founder of Sulabh Sanitation Movement, an organisation that helps build low-cost toilets across the country. Speaking with Fozia Yasin, Pathak discussed the socio-economic… Read more »

संकल्प स्वच्छ भारत का

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डॉ. विन्देश्वर पाठक संस्थापक, सुलभ–स्वच्छता आंदोलन     यह हर्ष का विषय है कि सरकार ने शौचालय की महत्ता को समझा है। माना है कि स्वच्छ, स्वस्थ और सुखी रहने के लिए शौचालय का स्थान देवालय से भी अधिक है। प्रधानमंत्री नरेन्द्र मोदी ने चुनाव के दौरान और उसके बाद भी शौचालय को देवालय से… Read more »

Open-air defecation of 600 million indians targeted by inventor

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Bindeshwar Pathak is leading a push to raise at least Rs.2 trillion from Narendra Modi’s government to end open defecation in India New Delhi: At least 54 million people in Asia can thank Bindeshwar Pathakwhen they defecate in private. If he has his way, about 600 million people in India who don’t have that luxury will join them… Read more »

Thunder box of history

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MUSEUM MUSINGS As we deal with the shocking murder of two sisters in Badaun, Sulabh International Museum of Toilets on Palam Dabri Road acquires significance for many reasons I embarked on this series thinking it would wind up in a few weeks because there aren’t those many museums to keep me occupied for longer. Week… Read more »