Gallery: It’s World Toilet Day – Here’s Why You Should Give a Sh*t

 

Don’t give a shit about toilets? Maybe you should. World Toilet Day calls our attention to the fact that while in the first world we may take toilets for granted and don’t really like to talk about them, much of the developing world still struggles with proper access to toilets. In fact, as many as one in three people around the world do not have access to a toilet. World Toilet Day was started in 2001 as a platform to advocate for and raise awareness of the sanitation challenges that face over 2.5 billion people in the world. Its aim is to get us talking about something we usually don’t like to discuss – clean and hygienic ways “to do our business,” and how these are severely lacking for people in some 57 countries.

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