World Toilet Day 2020


Over half of the global population or 4.2 billion people lack safe sanitation.

World Toilet Day, celebrated on 19th November every year, is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis


40% – or three billion people – of the global population live without basic handwashing facilities with soap and water available at home.


World Toilet Day

Established by the World Toilet Organization in 2001, World Toilet Day was made an official UN day in 2013. UN-Water leads a taskforce of international agencies to campaign around a common theme.

673 million people

 still practise open defecation worldwide as per (WHO/UNICEF 2019)

people use health care facilities with no sanitation services as per WHO/UNICEF

1.5 billion

On World Toilet Day, India strengthens its resolve of #Toilet4All. The last few years have seen an unparalleled achievement of providing hygienic toilets to crores of Indians. It has brought tremendous health benefits along with dignity, especially to our Nari Shakti.