Audience versions of this page: FamilyOn November 19, 2001, the world recognized World Toilet Day. World Toilet Day is no joke! More than two billion people do not have access to a clean and safe toilet. This day draws attention to the urgent need for sanitation facilities around the world.Toilets and other clean restroom facilities can improve community life. Sanitation facilities reduce the incidents of diseases such as dysentery. Clean, safe restrooms also allow more women and girls to stay in school and join the work force.People can support World Toilet Day by encouraging government, businesses, and nonprofit organizations to invest in education programs and partnerships that support installing clean, safe toilets and other sanitation facilities. Supporters can also use the hashtag #WeCantWait—because the world can’t wait for improved sanitation.
Term Part of Speech Definition Encyclopedic Entry access Noun
ability to use.
sale of goods and services, or a place where such sales take place.
group of organisms or a social group interacting in a specific region under similar environmental conditions.
risky or unsafe.
frequent bowel movements.
a harmful condition of a body part or organ.
possibly fatal disease with severe, bloody diarrhea.
to inspire or support a person or idea.
system or order of a nation, state, or other political unit.
to make something more valuable.
event or happening.
to introduce and make ready for use.
to contribute time or money.
nonprofit organization Noun
business that uses surplus funds to pursue its goals, not to make money.
to identify or acknowledge.
to lower or lessen.
promotion of hygiene, health, and cleanliness.
requiring immediate action.
affecting a large area or community.