WaterAid Bangladesh marks International Womens Day

Making public toilets work for everyone.

8 Mar 2015

WaterAid Bangladesh marks the International Women's Day 2015 with a TV spot shedding light on women’s difficulties outdoor in absence of decent public toilets in the city that adversely affect on women’s progress.

Currently 5.5 million people move across the streets of Dhaka every day. For these commuters there are only 47 public toilets in the whole city. A study says, among these public toilets 41% have no water supply and 79% are not safe for women.

WaterAid in association with H&M Conscious Foundation is trying to make public toilets work for everyone.