Swachh Bharat Mission must address untouchability4 min read 02 Oct 2015, 08:36 AM IST
Trying to change attitudes on caste is perhaps an even more formidable challenge than trying to reduce open defecation
In 1999, when the Total Sanitation Campaign was launched, the government started setting aside funds for information, education, and communication (IEC) to convince people about the importance of latrine use. Yet, as the first part of this series discussed, it is still common for rural Indians to defecate in the open despite having a latrine.
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