On World Toilet Day, what progress has been made on sanitation facilities?

World Toilet Day provides an opportunity to analyze the progress made on improving access to sanitation facilities. Devex looks at statistics from the World Health Organization to provide a snapshot of change — and ask what challenges lie ahead.

About the author

  • Lisa Cornish

    Lisa Cornish is a Senior Reporter based in Canberra, where she focuses on the Australian aid community. Lisa formerly worked with News Corp Australia as a data journalist for the national network and was published throughout Australia in major metropolitan and regional newspapers, including the Daily Telegraph in Melbourne, Herald Sun in Melbourne, Courier-Mail in Brisbane, and online through news.com.au. Lisa additionally consults with Australian government providing data analytics, reporting and visualization services. Lisa was awarded the 2014 Journalist of the Year by the New South Wales Institute of Surveyors.