(NGO in General Consultative Status with the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations)
  • Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak, Founder, Sulabh International Social Service Organisation focused attention on the plight of widows at a special function in celebration of the World Widow Day, which was attended by widows of Vrindavan and Varanasi at the Press Club of India on June 23, 2014 
  • Girls are advised not to leave in-laws' house but to persuade the family to have a Sulabh flush toilet at the earliest 
  • Breaking centuries-old tradition, widows of Vrindavan celebrated Holi at Meera Sahabhagini Sadan on March 14, 2014 
  • The 'NGO Leadership and Excellence Award', instituted by the World CSR Congress, was given to Pathak on the occasion of
    the World CSR Day at Taj Lands Hotel, Mumbai on February 18, 2014
  • Justice Samaresh Banerjee confers prestigious Michael Madhusudan International Bongo Moni award to Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak for his
    work among the widows of Vrindavan
  • Santa Claus brings joy and happiness in the lives of “Widows of Vrindavan” 

Home Page Tabs

Monday, September 1, 2014 - 11:45
The Guardian
Sanitation charity donates 108 toilets to Uttar Pradesh village in campaign to protect women and improve health standards
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 11:30
Unveiling the brightly-coloured, cheap lavatories on Sunday, the sanitation charity Sulabh International said it aimed to provide the same facility for every dwelling in India. "I believe no woman must lose her life just because she has to go out to defecate," Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of the charity, said.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 09:30
The Indian Express
The NGO’s media advisor Madan Jha said the campaign was in furtherance of women’s right to safe toilets. “We plan to make the village free of open defecation in phases with 300 more Sulabh toilets in the pipeline,” he added.
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 09:00
The Hindu
After the gruesome killings of the two sisters in May this year, Sulabh International adopted the village and built 108 toilets, covering every house in the village that now has Sulabh’s unique and low-cost toilet. “This campaign is the most fitting tribute to the girls whose death triggered a national debate on women’s right to safe toilets.
Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 23:00
The Times of India
Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of NGO Sulabh International, said this was the first step in eradicating this social problem. "Uttar Pradesh is among the worst-faring states in this regard. Only 23% households in rural areas have access to toilets, which is really poor. This is one of the reasons why rapes are rife in the state.
Sunday, August 31, 2014 - 18:45
Times of Oman
More than 500 million Indians defecate outdoors, according to the World Bank, particularly in poor, rural areas such as Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh, leaving them exposed to diseases.
IBN Live
Monday, September 1, 2014 - 11:00
Sulabh International handed over 108 low cost toilets to villagers at Katra Sadatganj in Badaun district of Uttar Pradesh, where two sisters were allegedly gangraped and murdered while they went to relieve themselves in fields. This sanitation drive is the starting point for a nationwide 'Toilets for Every House' campaign.
Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:45
Rajya Sabha TV
In conversation with Bindeshwar Pathak, founder of Sulabh International.
Monday, August 11, 2014 - 20:30
BBC World News
BBC World News
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 22:30
Sulabh founder Bindeshwar Pathak joins Agenda to talk about what Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Clean India' campaign will mean for the entire country. He talks about the calls he is getting from women while sociologist Ashis Nandy tempers the enthusiasm along with image consultant Dilip Cherian.
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 10:45
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