#open defecation

  • Article: The Heartbreaking Reason Girls and Women Avoid Drinking Water During India's Heatwaves

    The Heartbreaking Reason Girls and Women Avoid Drinking Water During India's Heatwaves

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 10, 2018

    They intentionally dehydrate themselves. Read more

  • Article: 8 Photos of How People Poop Around the World

    8 Photos of How People Poop Around the World

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 18, 2018

    Having a proper toilet can prevent deadly diseases. Read more

  • Article: Bollywood's Latest Hit Deals With Love, Romance, and Toilets

    Bollywood's Latest Hit Deals With Love, Romance, and Toilets

    By Jackie Marchildon|Aug. 22, 2017

    “If you want your wife to be with you, there has to be a toilet in the house.” Read more

  • Article: Indian Woman, 105, Sold 7 Goats to Build a Toilet, Sparks Massive Change

    Indian Woman, 105, Sold 7 Goats to Build a Toilet, Sparks Massive Change

    By Meghan Werft|Nov. 1, 2016

    She inspired her village and the whole district became open-defecation free. Read more

  • Article: How ending open defecation in this community changed women's lives

    How ending open defecation in this community changed women's lives

    July 3, 2016

    "Building our own toilets was one of the best decisions we took for our health." Read more

  • Article: Geeta Biswas leads her village to ODF

    Geeta Biswas leads her village to end open defecation

    July 1, 2016

    "This is the biggest reward and my greatest achievement so far." Read more

  • Article: Impact Report: World Bank makes $1.5 billion loan to support sanitation efforts in India

    Impact Report: World Bank makes $1.5 billion loan to support sanitation efforts in India

    By Murphy McAnulty|Feb. 3, 2016

    The World Bank is making incredible headway on its sanitation commitment from the 2014 Festival Read more

  • Article: Everybody poops, but not everybody uses toilets

    Everybody poops, but not everybody uses toilets

    By Nicki Fleischner |Sept. 4, 2015

    Let’s just make sure the next time is in a toilet. Read more