Imagine you really have to use the restroom. 

Now imagine your only option is to go in the open. In a public park. With about a hundred total strangers in your general vicinity. 

For the 2.4 billion people worldwide who don't have access to a basic toilet, scenarios like this are all too common. To mark World Toilet Day, Global Poverty Project wanted to help everyday New Yorkers experience what that's like. So they teamed up with Unilever and put a "see-through toilet" in Washington Square Park. And Global Citizen was there to capture it all.

Watch the video to see what happened.

Then click TAKE ACTION NOW to help a billion people gain access to safe toilets. Because no one wants to go to the toilet in full view of the public. 


Defeat Poverty

200 New Yorkers try a see-through toilet—would you?

By Hans Glick