Out of Order: The State of the World’s Toilets 2017

India, Toilets
Out of Order
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The State of the World’s Toilets 2017 explores how the lack of decent toilets around the world prevents women and girls from fulfilling their potential. Using recent data from UNICEF and the World Health Organization’s Joint Monitoring Programme, we reveal the countries where women are struggling most to access a toilet, and highlight those that have made significant progress. We also recommend ways to overcome the challenge of making a decent toilet normal for everyone by 2030, and to ensure these services meet the needs of women and girls everywhere.