Let's Talk About Toilets
- Publication Date:
- 21 November 2012
It is not always easy to talk about toilets. But scientists, policymakers and politicians are starting a conversation about solving the sanitation crisis. 15% of the world's population still defecates in the open. This has devastating repercussions for health and development. In this video, Kenya's Minister of Water and Irrigation, Ghana's Minister of Local Government and Rural Development, and University of Kwa-Zulu Natal Chemical Engineering Professor Chris Buckley all talk about toilets.
Of the eight Millennium Development Goals, the least progress has been made on ensuring adequate access to sanitation for the 15 percent of the world's population still defecating ... Read more »