Clean Up Your Act: The State of Sanitation in India

January 22, 2016

Of the 1 billion people globally who have no toilet, India accounts for nearly 600 million. Fifty per cent of India’s population defecates in the open. Well-designed communication and awareness campaigns connecting sanitation to health and women’s dignity and outcome-based monitoring are vital. Community-centric programmes under strong leadership can usher in a clean India.