World Toilet Day 2019: Toilets for All

Students poses in front of their new school latrine build under the USAID WASH for Health program. Previously students could be forced to leave school or practice open-defecation if they needed to use that bathroom. Photo credit: Global Communities

World Toilet Day (WTD) is an annual global event organized by UN Water to raise awareness of the crucial role that sanitation plays in reducing disease and creating healthier communities. WTD falls every year on November 19. The theme of WTD 2019 is "Toilets For All," which means leaving no one behind as the world strives to achieve universal access to sanitation.

The official WTD campaign launches in August 2019. Please check back later to this page for updates and to learn about USAID's activities to help mark this important advocacy day. You can also check the official WTD site for more information:

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