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In this presentation by Diane Coffey at Ambedkar University, Social Attitudes Research, India (SARI) survey data shows high levels of explicit prejudice against both women and Dalits in Delhi, Mumbai, Uttar Pradesh, and Rajasthan....Read More..

Presentation by Diane Coffey, on maternal health in India and elsewhere, and the impact of women's status on maternal and child nutrition and well-being. Venue: Tufts University, October 2014....Read More..

What does religion have to do with demand for sanitation?

By Payal Hathi on 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...Read More..

Payal's poster for the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014 shows that open defecation is more common in villages where social conflict is more likely....Read More..

Diane's poster for the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014 shows the association between sanitation externalities and child hemoglobin....Read More..

Resolving the Muslim mortality paradox

By Dean Spears on December 3rd, 2014

Dean's poster for the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014 shows how exposure to open defecation can explain why infant mortality among Muslims in India is lower than Hindus....Read More..

Population density and the effect of sanitation on early-life health

By Payal Hathi on December 3rd, 2014
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This is Payal's presentation at the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014. She shows that sanitation is worse for child health in areas that have greater population density....Read More..

Confronting the challenge part 1: Latrine use in rural India

By Dean Spears on October 14th, 2014

This is Dean's presentation at the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014. He shows that India's sanitation challenge cannot be explained by income, poverty, access to water, education, or governance....Read More..

This is Diane's presentation at the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014. She presents findings from the Switching Study, a qualitative study, showing the importance of culture and notions of purity and pollution for sanitation behaviour....Read More..

This is Sangita's presentation at the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014. She uses quantitative survey data to show how cultural notions of purity and pollution may explain India's sanitation challenge....Read More..

Confronting the challenge part 2: It’s not about access

By Payal Hathi on August 14th, 2014

This is Payal's presentation at the UNC Water and Health Conference 2014. She shows that India's sanitation challenge cannot be explained by poor access to latrines....Read More..

This is Diane's presentation at the Sanitation and Stunting Conference at the Delhi School of Economics. The presentation explores open defecation as a cause of hemoglobin deficiency in children....Read More..