Having access to water and toilets – is actually a human right. November 19 is World Toilet Day, and on this day, we pause and contemplate the fact that clean water and sanitation remains a pipe dream for billions of people around the world.
Marius Carlos, Jr.
Marius is a multi-awarded journalist, author, and co-authored multiple Web and print publications locally and internationally. His stories features center on urban life, social issues, and politics. His works have appeared in Playboy, the Philippines Graphic, Manila Times, Sunday Times Magazine, Business Mirror, and more. When he is not writing professionally, Marius engages in political, social activism and is a staunch advocate of indigenous peoples rights, social justice, and transparency in government.
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