Editor’s note: This film will be removed on December 12, 2019.
To a stranger, Jack Sim is a man obsessed with toilets – but to those who know him, he is ‘Mr Toilet’, a crusader for global sanitation.
Born in Singapore‘s slums, Sim knows first hand the agonies of not having a proper toilet. Now he is dedicating his life to a crisis few feel comfortable talking about.
Not having a place “to go” is not just an inconvenience; it is a problem that impacts 2.4 billion people worldwide.
In India alone, roughly 200,000 children die each year from lack of safe sanitation, while women are regularly raped because they must defecate in public spaces.
Sim, who uses humour to fight against bathroom taboos, founded the