How do you get people to care about poop? TPL producer Yoonj Kim explores the sanitation crisis in India. More people in India have cell phones than toilets. It’s an insane statistic I repeatedly saw evidence of in Delhi, where we shot this week’s "TPL Disrupt," on TakePart Live, on the taboo topic of open defecation. Yes,… Read more »
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In a first of its kind, nearly 1,000 long-ostracized widows of Vrindavan gathered at an ashram to play Holi with colours and gulal. Breaking shackles of social stigma, they were seen soaked in the spirit of festivities at 200-year-old Meera Sahabhagini Ashram.The widows, mostly elderly-looking, danced and splashed gulal and water colours on one another.
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 »
Dr.Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International, known for its Sanitation movement across India, spoke on the 8th International Conference on CSR, 2014, Bengaluru presented by IOD in association with Fiinovation. Bindeshwar Pathak spoke about his work and also shared his views on CSR in India. For more information on the conference click the link… Read more »
For many people, discussing toilets may not be an appealing conversation over a cup of tea. But for experts from more than 40 countries, that is what they are doing at the World Toilet Summit in the Indian capital, Delhi. The 170 delegates are spending four days examining new ways to provide a basic… Read more »
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY There are plenty of weird artifacts on display in museums around the world but these are the 25 most bizarre things ever preserved in a museum. 25 / A Barbed Wire Hat Kept at the Museum of Barbed Wire it is meant for teachers, students and enthusiasts who want to learn more about… Read more »
Although the Vrindavan widows have dedicated their lives to worshipping the Lord Krishna of Hindu religion, they were seen singing Christmas carols in Santa Claus hats as they happily participated in Christmas festivities for the first time. The widows of Vrindavan in India depend on the charity of organizations like Sulabh International for their food,… Read more »
25 widows of Vrin, most of them 70 plus, shows thier photography and writing skills and make thier own newspaper, during a workshop organised by Sulabh International NGO, at Vrindavan,UP on Tuesday.Video/Rajeev Tyagi
Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) — Bloomberg Television's "Lunch Money" Host Adam Johnson reports on world toilet day. (Source: Bloomberg)
To mark the United Nations declaring the 19th of November World Toilet Day, a low-cost sanitation campaign group in India has marked the occasion by cutting a 250 kilogram cake that has been made in the shape of an Indian-style toilet.