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 »

In India, Mass Toilet Crisis Leaves Women Vulnerable

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NEW DELHI—India’s sanitation crisis is leaving women vulnerable to abuse. Nearly half of India’s 1.2 billion people have no toilet in their homes, and must relieve themselves in the open. With rapid urbanization and the reduction of trees, bushes, and private open spaces, women in many regions are increasingly likely to wait until dark to… 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 »

How A Lack Of Toilets Puts India’s Women At Risk Of Assault

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A young girl sweeps fallen debris from a tempest that blew through her village of Katra Sahadatganj one recent evening. This remote spot in Uttar Pradesh — India's largest state — has become the center of another gathering storm. It was here two weeks ago where two young girls were audaciously attacked: raped and hanged… Read more »