We, the People Who Can’t Wait
World Toilet Day is about the 2.4 billion people who lack access to improved sanitation.
It is about the nearly 1 billion people who have to defecate in the open. It is about the millions
of children whose futures are compromised by poor sanitation and related nutrition problems.
And it is about you, who can’t wait to change this situation.
Join the global campaign. Organize your own initiative, event, or project and lend your voice
to the people who can’t wait.
Save the date – 19 November !
- WASH and child nutrition linkages7 March 2016In this short factsheet the links between poor WASH and malnutrition in under-fives are summarized. The sheet also contains recommendations for donors and national governments interested in addressing the problem. It is argued that the solution is two-fold: firstly, for countries and other development actors to ensure that WASH, health and nutrition programmes are properly integrated;...
- Meole Brace School set new World Record18 December 2015471 pupils at Meole Brace School in Shrewsbury in the UK, have set a new Guinness World Record for the most people performing jump squats at the same time, in the same place. To celebrate World Toilet Day pupils from Years 7 and 8, as well as some of their teachers, teamed up with water...
How can I participate ?
BE A SHARER
1 in 3 people do not have access to improved sanitation. This World Toilet Day let’s clean, show, and share the toilets we do have by opening our doors on November 19.
BE AN ARTIST
What does having access to a safe toilet mean to you? This World Toilet Day, use art to let the world know what it means gain access to a toilet.
BE A THINKER
Ever stop the think about the 2.4 billion people who still don’t use basic toilets? Strike the ‘Thinker’ pose, take a selfie, and share your message on social media.
Map the global campaign
Have plans for World Toilet Day? Be sure to map your event and be part of the global
campaign. Help us build a global picture of World Toilet Day by uploading your event
to the official World map and share your event and activities with the world.
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Make your own World Toilet Day
The best way to support World Toilet Day is to make it your own. Each initiative is welcome !
Logos, posters and banners are available for download, publish and print.