Right to a Toilet

‘Childhood Diarrhoea Affects 2 Lakh Children Annually’ www.ambitionias.com
  • Open defecation poses a serious threat to the health of children in India.
  • It is the main reason why India reports the highest diarrhoeal deaths among children under five. Additionally, in women, it is linked to other health problems, such as urinary tract infections, kidney and bladder malfunctions due to prolonged retention periods.
  • Shaina, a BJP politician and Fashion designer, says that building a minimum of 1,00,000 useable, electrified toilets connected to sewage before the end of 2016 is a must.