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Why do we need a World Toilet Day?

By Clarissa Brocklehurst, Water and Sanitation Specialist

Toilets. We tend to shy away from talking about them, preferring, as polite Canadians, to talk about “washrooms” instead. We take them for granted here in Canada, and work instead on more general issues of wastewater management. But basic sanitation - often in the form of simple toilets such as pit latrines - is sadly lacking in many countries of the world. That’s why World Toilet Day is so important. (More...)

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