Sanitation is dignity. We come from a culture where we have never had sanitary kit samples or well designed packages.
It's well known by now: a majority of Indians do not have a toilet. They urinate and defecate in the open. They include men, women, children and adolescent girls. It’s a shame.
If you have been following the news from Asia in the past few days, you may have heard of the latest act of violence against women that has horrified India: 2 teen age girls abducted, raped and then
Today is World Toilet Day. In 2001 the World Toilet Organization ( WTO) declared its founding day, 19th November, as World Toilet Day.
5 Nov 2012, Gorakhpur, a small village in Uttar Pradesh is the fifth stop of Nirmal Bharat Yatra (the Great Wash Yatra).
Water is necessary for Life and all organisms need water to survive. There is therefore no gainsaying that Water is Life!
A woman who was knocked down at night time by a fast moving motorbike, unfortunately died on the spot. Many who knew her said her death had been looming but could have been avoided.
UNICEF and partners fight deadly, but preventable, cholera outbreak in Cameroon © UNICEF Cameroon/2010/Sprigge
By Jonathan Greenblatt, Huffington Post, Oct. 16, 2009 You may be woman, but I can’t hear you roar. In fact, I can’t hear you at all.