Ghana has been named among the top 10 countries worldwide with the highest percentage of 85.7 of its population without decent toilets.

Ongwediva — In the quest to increase sanitation coverage and accessibility to proper toilets in the country, five more villages are awaiting to be verified and certified as Open Defecation Free (OD

The United Nations Children Funds (UNICEF) says Nigeria is ranked third among the countries of the world where people still practise open defaecation.

The discourses on rural and urban spaces in India in the context of physical infrastructure have divulged their inherent characteristic differences.

Open defecation costs Ghana over 79 million dollars a year, a 2012 World Bank report says.

Pupils carry a placard with an informative message as they matched to the music of a brass band in commemoration of the Global Hand Washing Day at Chinyi Primary School in Moyo district

The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has updated the existing guidelines for Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin). The revised guidelines aims to help the States/UTs and other stakeholders to find all the important decisions, advisories of the Ministry at one place and provide an improved understanding of the programme.

In rural areas, roughly 72 percent and 12 percent of people in urban areas still relieve themselves in the open.

HYDERABAD: The GHMC may have declared all of its 150 wards to be open defecation free(ODF) on Independence Day this year, there are still people in certain pockets and several slums in the city who

The World Bank has published a report titled, ‘The Rising Tide: A New Look at Water and Gender,’ which characterizes water as “an asset, a service and a space” and illustrates how water can “reflect and even reinforce” gender inequality.

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