It's no joke: The State of the World's Toilets 2015
We all laugh at toilet humour – but the state of the world’s toilets is really no joke.
For people in developed countries, flushing a toilet and turning on a tap are normal. But more than 650 million people in the world do not have clean water, and more than 2.3 billion do not have a decent toilet.
Diarrhoea is one of the three most common killers of young children globally, along with pneumonia and malaria. Most of these deaths – 58% – could be prevented with clean water, sanitation and hygiene.
That is 315,000 children children under five who could be saved every year.
This is a problem that can be solved. This report shows us where we need to start.