The primary focus of the Sanitation Drive to 2015 is on ending open defecation. Open defecation, the most extreme manifestation of poor sanitation, is an immense problem. It is also a practice where inequalities between different social groups are starkly evident.
*Adequate, safe and private sanitation facilities allow women and girls, in particular, to live a life of dignity.
*Every child deserves to be in a school that offers safe water, improved sanitation and hygiene education.
*The most disadvantages in society are the most affected by inadequate sanitation.
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