Vào bảo tàng WC xem các kiểu toilet từ cổ chí kim

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Khám phá Bảo tàng kì lạ này trưng bày đến hàng trăm bệ toilet, tất cả để hướng đến một tương lai tốt đẹp hơn cho chất lượng vệ sinh tại Ấn Độ. Đến thăm bảo tàng nhà vệ sinh tại New Delhi (Ấn Độ), bạn sẽ không khỏi ngỡ ngàng với hình ảnh những bệ xí… Read more »

U.N. Campaign Targets Open Defecation in India

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'Take Poo to the Loo' Prompts Plenty of Giggles—and Anger—Among Health Advocates NEW DELHI—He's lumpy and brown. But, boy, can he dance. Meet the unlikely face of Unicef's latest public-health campaign in India: Mr. Poo. The anthropomorphized feces is part of a campaign—"Take Poo to the Loo"—that tries to tackle a problem that has been… Read more »

Why Toilets Are a Simple Solution to Saving Lives in India

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I just got back from my seventh trip to New Delhi, India’s capital. I ate in my favorite tandoor restaurant, jogged along familiar colonial-era avenues, and—a new one for me—attended the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s second annual Reinvent the Toilet Fair.  Reinventing the toilet is not the same kind of technological quest as say,… Read more »

Indian widows break traditional restrictions to celebrate Holi

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Thousands of widows from the holy city of Vrindavan in northern India have broken with tradition to celebrate Holi, the spring festival of colours. It was a symbolic revolt from a community that's normally forced to live in poverty and isolation. Reporter:Murali Krishnan Speakers: Sushma, Parvathi Thakur, Krishna Basi, Vrindavan widows, Vinita Verma, program coordinator for… Read more »

Holi voor de weduwen van Vrindavan: een dag feest in een leven zonder kleur

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Voor de weduwen van het Indiase stadje Vrindavan verloor het leven alle kleur zodra hun echtgenoot overleed. Ze zijn verstoten door hun familie en wachten, gekleed in een witte saree, op hun eigen dood. Holi, het feest waarbij de lente met water en kleuren wordt begroet, gaat elk jaar aan hen voorbij. Maar dit jaar… Read more »

HEROES (Sulabh International Social Service Organisation)

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HEROES SULABH INTERNATIONAL SOCIAL SERVICE ORGANISATION Sulabh International Social Service Organisation, a charitable, social, welfare, philanthropic and non-profit voluntary organisation founded in 1970 by Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, is dedicated to Gandhian ideology of emancipation of scavengers. Sulabh has been working for the removal of untouchability and social discrimination against human scavengers, a section of Indian… Read more »

India’s ‘manual scavengers’ keep working despite ban

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Saroj clears human waste from toilets in her village, but the government wants her to stop In 1993, manual scavenging was outlawed in India. People who removed human waste from traditional toilets and those who employed them could be fined or jailed. But the practice continues. However, rehabilitation programs have given some manual scavengers a… Read more »