Indian sanitation innovator and social reformer awarded 2009 Stockholm Water Prize

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  Stockholm, March 25, 2009 – Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh Sanitation and Social Reform Movement in India, has been named the 2009 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate. As the founder of the Sulabh International Social Service Organisation, Dr. Pathak is known around the world for his wide ranging work in the sanitation field to… Read more »

Bride’s new toilet points to social revolution in India

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AFP – Spotlessly clean and decorated with plastic flowers and balloons for its opening ceremony, Priyanka Bharti’s toilet is seen as a gleaming symbol of the empowerment of Indian women. Priyanka Bharti at her in-laws’ residence at Vishnupur Khurd in India’s Uttar Pradesh state. A toilet has been built due to the determination of Priyanka, a… Read more »

Brides new toilet points to social awakening in India

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VISHNUPUR KHURD (Uttar Pradesh) — Spotlessly clean and decorated with plastic flowers and balloons for its opening ceremony, Priyanka Bharti’s toilet is seen as a gleaming symbol of the empowerment of Indian women. It has been built in the village of Vishnupur Khurd in Uttar Pradesh state due to the determination of Priyanka, a young… Read more »

Bride’s new toilet points to social revolution in India

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VISHNUPUR KHURD: Spotlessly clean and decorated with plastic flowers and balloons for its opening ceremony, Priyanka Bharti’s toilet is seen as a gleaming symbol of the empowerment of Indian women. It has been built in the village of Vishnupur Khurd in Uttar Pradesh state due to the determination of Priyanka, a young bride who walked… Read more »