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There’s been a 21% increase in private sanitation coverage as a result says new study.
It’s a must for a healthier India.
The govt aims to make India open-defecation free by 2019.
By Manohar Rao* Alagammal thought a toilet at her home would free up her time that otherwise went in going out far in search of cover for relieving herself every day. Privacy was a big concern for her...
The opportunity cost of personal hygiene is too high for rural women.
'What happened to the fund we gave them?', asks AAP
The report says that the daily waste produced on the streets of India's towns and cities is enough to fill eight Olympic-sized swimming pools.
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Toilets are definitely trending in India. Our mornings either begin with a full-page advertisement for Swachh Bharat in the newspaper or exhortations on radio and television. There is a new-found official and public interest in sanitation. However, many commentators proffer silver bullets that seem commonsensical, but have been tried, tested and discarded. Here we try to dispel five myths that are currently sneaking into policy and practice.