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October 4, 2021 Lessons from the Swachh Bharat Mission experience
Pop culture icons like Gabbar Singh are painted on the walls of a toilet complex in New Delhi (Image: Project Raahat, Enactus)
July 6, 2021 If trends persist, billions will be left without critical, life-saving WASH services, says a SDG monitoring report

Between 2016 and 2020, the global population with safely managed drinking water at home increased from 70% to 74% (Image: Pxhere)
April 13, 2021 There is a need for long term sustained engagement of the skilled workforce for water and sanitation
Swachhagrahis are the motivators for bringing about behaviour change concerning key sanitation practices in rural India. (Image: SBM)
March 12, 2021 Involving youth to identify appropriate WASH solutions
The Young Professionals worked closely with the District and aimed to fill the gap of the Swachchata Dooths (Image: SCOPE)
December 28, 2020 The pandemic has exacerbated the issues of exclusion and vulnerability of sanitation workers.
Despite the risks and the dire conditions of their work, sanitation workers continued to do their job (Image: C S Sharada Prasad, India Water Portal)
Mahila Milan's toilets stand out in Wadala
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 5 months ago
Mahila Milan collective seeks to ensure proper housing and sanitation in Mumbai slums
Leaders of Mahila Milan collective in Mumbai understand the importance good sanitation and have taken it upon themselves to ensure that women in slums have a hy
Breaking the silence: World Menstrual Hygiene Day
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 5 months ago
World Menstrual Hygiene Day - May 28
Aimed at breaking myths and taboos surrounding menstruation, May 28 is celebrated as Menstrual Hygiene Day across the world.
Towards a trash-free period
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 6 months ago
For centuries, women have fashioned receptacles from locally available absorbants to soak up menstrual discharge. Softened papyrus was used by women in ancient Egypt, while in other parts, materials like wool, paper, vegetable fiber, grass, animal skin, and moss were used to create makeshift tampons and pads [1].
Economic losses close to 6% of India's GDP mainly due to sanitation deficit: World Bank
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 6 months ago
India's all-round sanitation deficit results in overall losses worth close to 6% of GDP 
With India contributing 60% to the world’s open defection, the World Bank has estimated that the country’s sanitation deficit leads to losses worth roughly
Lucknow to sport more public toilets soon
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 6 months ago
Lucknow district administration to construct 97 public toilet complexes
Taking cognizance of the issue of insufficient public toilets in Lucknow, the administration has decided to construct 97 public toilet complexes across the city.
Swachhta status: Keeping latrines clean and functional
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 6 months ago
Availability of accurate data is crucial for monitoring the real progress of any initiative. The advance of an exercise as colossal as the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) cannot be audited and amended without regular monitoring and meticulous collection of relevant data.
J&K's Anantnag among India's best in construction school toilets
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 7 months ago
Anantnag wins Prime Minister's award for large-scale construction of school toilets
कानपुर की नेहा ने कहा, शौचालय नहीं तो शादी नहीं
iwpsuperadmin posted 5 years 7 months ago

लखनऊ की एक युवती ने शादी के लिये तय किए गए कानपुर के एक युवक के घर में शौचालय नहीं होने के कारण शादी के ऐन मौके पर विवाह करने से इनकार कर दिया। यह शादी युवती और युवक के परिजनों न

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