Happy World Toilet Day!

Quotes from U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon during an interview about World Toilet Day with Time World:

“We must break the taboos and make sanitation for all a global development priority”

“Each year, more than 800,000 children under 5 die from diarrhea, many due to poor sanitation”

“Sanitation is central to human and environmental health. It is essential or sustainable development, dignity and opportunity”

“When schools offer decent toilets, 11 percent more girls attend. When women have access to a private latrine, they are less vulnerable to assault”

“By working together — and by having a frank and open discussion on the importance of toilets and sanitation — we can improve the health and well-being of one-third of the human family”

 

Read more: http://world.time.com/2013/11/18/u-n-chief-rolls-out-world-toilet-day/

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