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Mönchengladbach :: Germany | 8 months ago

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Volker Hartmann/AFP/Getty Toilets are nothing to turn up your nose at. As World Toilet Day traditionally observed on Nov. 19 reminds us, even the most basic bathrooms can help protect people from germs and diseases. Meanwhile, on the more luxurious

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Pune :: India | 8 months ago

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Sunil Bhatia, a human development professor at Connecticut College has raised $125,000 and built 500 toilets in Pune, India, where he grew up. "It is very personal because growing up in India, I used to bike through the slums on the way to school and

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 8 months ago

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The UN General Assembly adopted a new resolution urging Member States and stakeholders to call for an end the practice of open-air defecation The United Nations has dedicated November 19 to World Toilet Day to focus attention on a critical health

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Kampala :: Uganda | 8 months ago

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Accelerating entrepreneurial approaches and innovative solutions...Charles Muhunuza is a sanitation entrepreneur.  And while today is World Toilet Day, he likely won't spend much time reflecting he spends every day thinking about toilets and other

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Beijing :: China | 8 months ago

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Even though it is bad for health, many in China prefer to hold their nature's call to avoid dirty and disgusting toilets. Muddy floors, dirty squat potties and littered waste paper are common sights in urban public toilets in China, in drastic

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 8 months ago

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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, has warned that the sanitation target set by the UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) is today the most off-track of all,

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Surakarta :: Indonesia | 10 months ago

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Archipelago News As many as 386 participants from 19 countries will attend the 13th World Toilet Summit, set to take place in Surakarta from Oct. 2 to 4, the World Toilet Organization founder, Jack Sim is also expected to attend. The summit, held for

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Singapore :: Singapore | 1 year ago

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United Nations declares Nov. 19 'World Toilet Day' Singapore diplomat Mark Neo said he doesn't care if people laugh about World Toilet Day' because it spotlights a serious problem: 2.5 billion people worldwide don't have access to proper sanitation.

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New York City :: NY :: USA | 1 year ago

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General Assembly has designated November 19 as World Toilet Day to spotlight the plight of 2.5 billion people who don't have basic toilets...The General Assembly resolution approved by consensus Wednesday urges the U.N.'s 193 member states to promote

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Singapore :: Singapore | over 1 year ago

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Voices emphasising the need for improved sanitation facilities in Africa have grown stronger over the last decade, but now better publicity needs to translate into real progress. The 12th annual World Toilet Summit has recently concluded in Durban,

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