🚻🚽🚻🚽🚻 (WTD) is an official United international day on 19 to inspire action to tackle the global crisis.Worldwide, 4.5 billion people live without " managed "and around 892 million people practise open defecation. Goal 6 aims to sanitation for all end open .World Toilet Day to inform, engage and inspire people to take toward achieving this .🚻🚽🚻🚽🚻🚽 was established by the World Toilet Organization in 2001. Twelve years later, the UN General Assembly declared World Toilet Day an official UN day in 2013.
UN-Water is the official convener of World Toilet Day. UN-Water maintains the official World Toilet Day website and chooses a special theme for each year. In 2018 the theme is nature-based solutions. Themes in previous years included wastewater, "toilets and jobs" and "toilets and nutrition".World Toilet Day is marked by communications campaigns and other activities. Events are planned by UN entities, international organizations, local civil society organizations and volunteers to raise awareness and inspire action.
are important because access to a safe functioning toilet has a impact on , , personal safety, for .Sanitation systems that do not safely treat excreta allow the spread of disease.Serious soil- and such as cholera, diarrhea, typhoid, and schistosomiasis can result.🚻🚽🚻🚽🚻