Open defecation in India: forcing people to stop is not the solution

Ever since the re-branding and re-launch of the Indian government’s flagship sanitation campaign, the Swachh Bharat Mission, the country’s sanitation sector has been galvanised to debate and take action with... Read more

For almost 5 lakh Indians, using a public toilet means abuse and harassment

Less than a year after the Karnataka government honoured a trans woman with the state’s second highest civilian award, she had to face humiliation at the legislative assembly premises merely... Read more

Taking change into their hands: School WASH Clubs in Action

Meet Deepika, Harpreet and Komal: members of their newly formed school water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) Club at a government run institution near Punjabi Bagh in West Delhi. In only... Read more

WaterAid India celebrates Swachhata Pakhwada in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

In support of the Swachhata Pakhwada campaign under the Swachh Bharat Mission, WaterAid India organised several events in three of its intervention districts in Madhya Pradesh. The events aimed at... Read more