#Open defecation

  • Article: Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals

    Record Number of Everest Climbers Leave Waste Behind, Contaminating Water Used by Locals

    By Erica SanchezSushmita Roy  and  Pia Gralki|June 27, 2019

    Volunteers cleaned about 8,000kg of human waste left behind last season. Read more

  • Article: The Crucial Reason WaterAid Stopped Building Toilets in Nigeria

    The Crucial Reason WaterAid Stopped Building Toilets in Nigeria

    By Joe McCarthy|March 22, 2019

    “WASH is a basic necessity.” Read more

  • Article: Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement

    Indian Girl Asks the Police to Arrest Her Father for Not Building a Toilet and Sparks a Movement

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Dec. 12, 2018

    "I was ashamed to go outside and I felt bad when people looked at me.” Read more

  • Article: Why We’re Holding Leaders to Account for an Open Defecation Free World

    Why We’re Holding Leaders to Account for an Open Defecation Free World

    By Abi Hiscock|July 27, 2018

    Global Citizen has been an active driver for change to see a certified Open Defecation Free world. Read more

  • Article: 'The Greatest Nightmare of Africa' Endangers Millions of Lives

    'The Greatest Nightmare of Africa' Endangers Millions of Lives

    By Maya Zaynetdinova|June 19, 2018

    It kills more children than AIDS, malaria, and measles combined. Read more

  • Article: Global Citizens Make a Splash on World Water Day

    Global Citizens Make a Splash on World Water Day

    By Zachory Nowosadzki|March 28, 2017

    For the 2.4 billion people without a toilet. Read more

  • Article: The Best and Worst Ways Humans Deal With Shit

    The Best and Worst Ways Humans Deal With Shit

    By Joe McCarthy|Sept. 2, 2016

    the way humans manage feces disposal can be improved in some way almost everywhere. Read more