Thursday, 19 November 2009

Action on World Toilet Day

Happy World Toilet Day to everyone!

It's a day organised by the World Toilet Organisation - and aims to bring attention to the 2.5 billion people around the world without access to a safe and sanitary toilet. And the 4000 children dying as a result.

Today has seen activism from End Water Poverty members all over the world - from flash squats in Singapore, to a 'makeunder' of men's loos in London, to inspiring lobbying done in India towards politicians.

We've also had a letter published in the Guardian from doctors across Europe, outlining that good sanitation is the key to child health.

End Water Poverty is also joining in with a 'twitter petition' - do go along to the website and get involved by signing and promoting to your followers. If you don't have twitter then you can sign a petition on the main website.

Hope you can join in and make a difference!

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