Safe disposal of children's faeces is as essential as the safe disposal of adults' feces and yet in most countries analysed, over 50 percent of households with children under age three reported that the faeces of their children were unsafely disposed.
|Title||Management of child feces : current disposal practices|
|Publication Type||Briefing Note|
|Year of Publication||2015|
|Authors||E. Rand, C, Loughnan, L, Maule, L, Reese, H|
|Secondary Title||Scaling Up Rural Sanitation and Hygiene. Research brief|
|Pagination||8 p. : 6 fig.|
|Publisher||Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)|
|Place Published||Washington, DC, USA|
|Keywords||children, disposal, faeces|
This research brief provides a summary of the analysis of child faeces disposal practices in 26 developing countries.
The key findings are:
The 26 individual country studies are available at: www.wsp.org/childfecesdisposal