UNICEF’s ‘Take Poo To The Loo’ Campaign In India Meets Criticism
Wall Street Journal: U.N. Campaign Targets Open Defecation in India
“He’s lumpy and brown. But, boy, can he dance. Meet the unlikely face of UNICEF’s latest public health campaign in India: Mr. Poo. The anthropomorphized feces is part of a campaign — ‘Take Poo to the Loo’ — that tries to tackle a problem that has been surprisingly resistant to solutions: More than half of Indians don’t use toilets. … Joking about something so taboo — and, for many, a source of national embarrassment — could backfire…” (Lalwani, 4/10).