On World Toilet Day UN Women calls to increase access to basic sanitation

On World Toilet Day, UN Women is calling attention to the urgent need to increase access to toilets stressing that women are disproportionately affected by the lack of basic sanitation. This undermines their dignity and safety from sexual and gender-based violence.Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment supported the construction of “ecosan” toilets in schools in rural areas of Armenia. Photo: Armenian Women for Health and Healthy Environment Today, 2.5 billion people still do not have access to proper sanitation, increasing their