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February 2017
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Do you allow your domestic workers to use toilets in your house?
“I work in 5-6 houses, where I sweep and mop the floor and wash the dishes. Only one Aunty that I work with allows me to use the toilet in her house. Otherwise, I either wait till I go home to use the loo, or I relieve myself in one of the parks.” It is hardly surprising that access to toilets for domestic workers remains a huge issue in India. It is in the face of such attitude that domestic workers are forced to spend long hours without answering nature’s call. Know more
WaterAid India's advocacy for access to toilets in Chhattisgarh
Communities in Sonpur of Budeli Gram panchayat get access to more suitable EcoSan toilets than leach-pit toilets. Read more
Inception workshop for Delhi FSM Project
The workshop was attended by over 40 participants including Chief Executive Officer, Delhi Jal Board S K Mahajan among others. Read here
In the case of dry toilets, 95% manual scavengers are women
Ashif Shaikh from Jan Sahas on access (or lack thereof) that sanitation workers and manual scavengers, have to sanitation themselves. Read More
WaterAid India at 4th International FSM Conference
WaterAid India set up a stall at the FSM4 conference and also held a side event to disseminate its work on enabling access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene. Know more
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