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Most rural Indians can afford a toilet but don’t want one

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In this opinion piece, Sangita Vyas uses SQUAT data to argue that most people can already afford life-saving latrines in rural India — and the government policy should focus on changing the attitudes and beliefs that prevent them from building and using their own latrines.

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