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More Trees Can Reduce Diarrhoeal Disease In Rural Children, Shows Study

New York: When it comes to sanitation, trees may not be more important than toilets, but a study of 300,000 children in 35 nations has...

‘No Oxygen Mask, Gloves Or Boots’: Safety Equipment Still A Luxury...

New Delhi: The death of 10 sanitation workers in Delhi has opened a pandora's box their plight. Despite a ban on manual scavenging, sanitation...

New Film Spotlights Sanitation Crisis In India

Bollywood is bucking the trend of its usual lavish landscaped song-and-dance romantic comedies to take on the more serious issue of open defecation in...

2.5 Years On, Swachh Bharat Mission’s Claims Remain Unverified: Study

By Swagata Yadavar/ IndiaSpend.org Although Swachh Bharat Abhiyan has sent India on a toilet-construction spree, 51.6 per cent of households across the country did not...

How Sanitation Failure Is Killing India’s Children

By Prachi Salve/ IndiaSpend.org Despite recently revealed improvements, primitive sanitation is responsible for killing, retarding the growth and leaving millions of children susceptible to disease,...

Chhattisgarh’s Rural Households Make Progress Towards Hygiene And Health

Raipur: With its aim to become an pen Defecation Free state by October 2018, as many as 8,582 villages have so far been...

Higher Incidents Of Rape In India Linked To Lack Of Toilets,...

Washington: Women in India who use open defecation are prone to sexual violence and infrastructure improvements can provide them with some level of protection,...

Woman Mortgages ‘Mangalsutra’ For Building Toilet At Home

A woman has mortgaged her 'mangalsutra' to construct a toilet in her house at Barahkhanna village here following which Rohtas district administration made her...