'One of Every Four Households Told Us They'd Heard Threats to Withhold Government Benefits' If They Didn't Build Toilets | Swagata Yadavar | India Spend
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In this article, author Swagata Yadavar, describes tactics used by government officials to coerce villagers to stop defecating in the open. Information from the recent rice/AI working paper 'Changes in Open Defecation in Rural North India 2014-2018', is cited. Excerpts from an interview with Nikhil Srivastav, Director of Research and Sanitation at rice, are included. Read more... See also Business Standard andThe Quint and additional followup in Business Standard.