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11 December 2015
Subsidy-driven Swachh Bharat is a failed, old idea. What is needed to stop open defecation is a community-driven approach that has worked wonders in Bangladesh.
9 December 2015

Join UNC and Plan for a webinar on Thursday, December 17th from 10:00 – 11:00 am (EST) as they sh

8 December 2015
On Sunday 10th January 2016, the CLTS Knowledge Hub at IDS, UNICEF and WSSCC are co-convening a CLTS Sharing and Learning Workshop as part of the SACOSAN VI Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
25 November 2015

How can 2.3 billion people get access to a clean, safe toilet in the next 15 years?

20 November 2015
Lack of access to toilets is endangering millions of the world’s poorest children, UNICEF said today, pointing to emerging evidence of links between inadequate sanitation and malnutrition.
16 November 2015

The Permanent Mission of Singapore and UN-Water are pleased to invite you to the 2015 World Toile

27 October 2015
People with physical disability in Malawi name water, sanitation and hygiene facilities as the most challenging things to access in their daily lives.
14 October 2015
For decades, scientists have evaluated the health impact of sanitation conditions by measuring rates of diarrheal disease. A new study shows that child growth improves after communities reduce open defecation.
14 October 2015

On Thursday 26th November 2015, 10-11.30am (GMT), the CLTS Knowledge Hub together with Sharon Ros

5 October 2015
At the height of the Ebola outbreak, we received reports of an astonishing statistic: all 284 open defecation- free communities were reporting that they were also Ebola-free, despite being surrounded by Ebola hotspots. Was there a link between being open defecation free and Ebola-free? Or between the Community-Led Total Sanitation process and Ebola resistance? What if Ebola’s spread could be limited, its impact lessened, with behavioral changes and community buy-in?

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