State of the World's Toilets report lends importance to latest poop emoji craze

OTTAWA, Nov. 19, 2015 /CNW/ - WaterAid the #1 ranked international non-profit dedicated to helping the people living in the world's poorest communities gain access to safe water, toilets and hygiene, announced today the release of its new #GiveAShit app in celebration of World Toilet Day, alongside first ever State of the World's Toilets Report.

WaterAid's #GiveAShit app offers a way to take action on World Toilet Day, a day aimed at breaking the silence around the global sanitation crisis by allowing users to create their own custom poop emojis, learn sanitation facts, and take a stand on behalf of the 2.3 billion people who live without access to a toilet. WaterAid's State of the World's Toilets report highlights issues faced by communities around the world, who lack of proper sanitation which affects health, education, and economic opportunity — especially for women and girls.

Users can download the app and learn about the campaign: 

Media can read the full release and WaterAid State of the World's Toilets report:

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SOURCE WaterAid Canada

For further information: Graham Milner, Senior Communications Manager,, WaterAid Canada, 321 Chapel Street, Ottawa. ON. K1N 7Z2, 613.230.5182 x 226,


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