Fahmida Chowdhury is an ardent communications specialist with a demonstrated record of working in the telecommunications industry, real estate corporation, and development sector. She also worked in BRAC as Deputy Manager, Communications at the WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) programme.
1.6 million people die every year around the world because of poor hygiene and sanitation. Bangladesh has made remarkable progress in ensuring safe sanitation - open defecation is nearly zero percent. Here are five initiatives that supported improvements to sanitation, in both big and small ways: