India has a severe shortage of toilets, something the government of Narendra Modi has pledged to address. Anoop Jain is already working on it. He's an American doctoral student who's building public toilets in one of the poorest states in India.
Different cultures have their own ideas on toilets and associated practices. And, they can bump up against lots of cultural misunderstandings. That's something that Alina Simone has noticed in her travels.
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