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What does religion have to do with demand for sanitation?

By Sangita Vyas December 3rd, 2014

Sangita and Payal’s poster for the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014 shows that Muslims are more likely to have and use toilets in India and Bangladesh. If India were to have the same fraction of Muslims as Bangladesh, their models predict that India’s sanitation coverage would be 81%.