Sulabh International Inaugurates the Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Knowledge Hub

On May 28, 2024, Menstrual Hygiene Day, Sulabh International proudly inaugurated the Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Knowledge Hub at the Sulabh campus. This dedicated space is designed to foster education, research, and advocacy on menstrual hygiene management. The inauguration was part of a broader celebration of Menstrual Hygiene Day, underscoring the importance of breaking the…

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Dr Bindeshwar Pathak was conferred upon Padma Vibhushan (Posthumous), India’s second highest civilian award by the Honorable President of India, Droupadi Murmu, on April 22, 2024.

On April 22, 2024, the Hon’ble President of India, Droupadi Murmu conferred Padma Vibhushan in the field of Social Work upon Dr Bindeshwar Pathak posthumously. In her message on Twitter, the honorable President wrote, “Dr Pathak advocated for behavior change by encouraging millions to adopt hygienic and safe sanitation practices.” Dr Bindeshwar Pathak, the founder…

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Blog: Toward Achieving Access to Clean water and ensuring quality sanitation (SDG6): Innovations of Sulabh International

15 September 2023 By Dr Ruth Kattumuri and Brenda Wagaba The United Nations report (United Nations, 2023) is part of the global stocktake for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) toward achieving these goals by 2030. This report indicates there has been adequate progress with SDG 6 to ‘ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation…

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Bindeshwar Pathak realised that India’s future depended on toilets

Obituary | Cleanliness, godliness Bindeshwar Pathak realised that India’s future depended on toilets The social reformer and revolutioniser of national sanitation died on August 15th, aged 80 Aug 24th 2023 It all began with a dare. Bindeshwar Pathak, then seven or so, wondered why the thin little woman who came through the back door sometimes, selling…

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GANDHI, AHIMSA, HARIJANS AND PIT LATRINES

GANDHI, AHIMSA, HARIJANS AND PIT LATRINES How Bindeshwar Pathak turns excrement into riches By Alleyn Diesel Published in The Witness, 12 July, 2023 Who would expect attendance at the GMK – Gandhi, Mandela, King – Conference in June would lead to pondering the significance of excrement in our world reeling with conflict, intolerance, desecration, and…

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