It’s World Toilet Day (WTD) on 19 November! In Brisbane, I will be celebrating WTD at the Brisbane Arts theatre (BAT) at a production of the play - "How to be a Man". How will you celebrate WTD?
Most people don’t like to talk about toilets but the World Toilet Organization & Engineers Without Borders Australia love to talk about them and we’d like more people to spare a thought for the toilet on this year’s World Toilet Day.
Could you imagine not having a toilet? What if for one day only, no-one in our country had a toilet - it’s pretty unthinkable isn’t it? Yet for 2.6 billion people in the world having no toilet is a daily reality.
Children are literally dying for the toilet, in the developing world a child dies every 15 seconds from water-related diseases.
So , I invite you to consider how vital toilets are, spare a thought or campaign for 40% of the world’s population who have to live without the basic necessity of somewhere safe to go to the toilet.
World Toilet Organization helps to eradicate this sanitation crisis and I urge you to get in touch with them to make the world a better place for everyone.
Please visit www.worldtoiletday.com or www.worldtoilet.org or ewb.org.au to help make a difference.