FSSM & Inclusion

23% girls dropout due to lack of toilets in school, affecting their socio-economic prospects​

Nearly 50% of urban sanitation workers are women, but mostly engaged in cleaning related work.

State governments have the opportunity to engage with self-help groups in a wide range of livelihood opportunities across the sanitation value chain such as the construction of toilets and the operation and maintenance of fecal sludge treatment plants, helping them achieve dignity of labor, skillset development and hygienic working conditions