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Government Gives Money For Toilets, They Build Kitchens

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In this 2011 article, Shantanu Gupta writes about his observations of India’s sanitation policy on the ground in rural India, positing that its flaws may in part be due to a misunderstanding of social dynamics. He concludes that what is needed is greater emphasis on raising awareness rather than on latrine construction.

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