Globally, two billion people lack basic sanitation services and among them, 673 million still practice open defecation. The sanitation crisis is most acute in rural areas, home to 91 percent of the people who defecate in the open and 72 percent of those without basic sanitation. Women and girls are disproportionally impacted by lack of access.
Learn more about the scope of this crisis and the efforts to tackle it in the infographic below. Download the high-res version HERE.