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 »

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 »

Waste not, want not

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will build 100 million toilets in India, which pays a terrible price for most people not having them. Jason Koutsoukis reports how proper sanitation will protect women and change the country. Doctor R.C. Jha put an apple-sized lump of human excrement to his nose in the manner of an… Read more »

Now, Toilets for Indian Village Where Girls Were Raped, Hanged

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In the village where two girls were allegedly raped and hanged from a mango tree last week, construction has begun on something that might well have prevented the double-murder: toilets. The two cousins — who were best friends according to their relatives — had ventured to a nearby field of chili plants around dusk to answer the call… Read more »

Sulabh founder hatches global fund-toilet plan, first stop Mukesh Ambani’s wife Nita

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Founder of Sulabh International, Bindeshwar Pathak is seeking help from billionaires across the world for funding his ambitious plan for safe and accessible toilets for every household in India. "We plan to raise USD 2 billion for a new sanitation movement in India. With the help of 690 rich people we will cover all the… Read more »

बदायूं: गांव के हर घर में टॉइलट बनाएगी सुलभ इंटरनैशनल

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लखनऊ सुलभ इंटरनैशनल ने उत्तर प्रदेश के बदायूं जिले में कटरा शहादतगंज गांव के हर घर में शौचालय बनाने का फैसला किया है। इसी गांव में दो दलित बहनों से गैंग रेप के बाद उनकी हत्या कर दी गई थी, जब वे शौच करने खेतों में गई थीं। सुलभ इंटरनेशनल के संस्थापक बिंदेश्वर पाठक ने… Read more »

Sulabh International to Build Toilets in All the Houses of Badaun Village

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Lucknow:  Sulabh International will construct toilets in all the houses of Katra Shahadatganj village of Badaun, where two sisters were allegedly gang-raped and murdered last week while they went to relieve themselves in fields. "Any woman defecating in the open is vulnerable and the central government must acknowledge the issue. Resources will only pour in then,"… Read more »