Anmol Narain

Designation: Former research assistant
Anmol provided research, planning and project management support for 3ie's thematic grant programme on promoting latrine use in rural India. Prior to joining 3ie, she contributed to research on skill development and labour at NITI Aayog. She also worked with the Centre for Policy Research on elementary education delivery and on empowerment of urban local bodies at the National Institute of Urban Affairs. As a volunteer with the Centre for Equity Studies, she contributed to surveys on urban homeless shelters. She holds a Master’s in Public Policy from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Fergusson College, Pune.

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Measuring open defecation behaviour in India

Open defecation poses significant health risks for individuals and communities across the globe. The practice affects vulnerable populations through diseases such as diarrhoea, schistomiasis and trachoma, which often lead to stunting and malnutrition in children. It is particularly prevalent in India, which is home to 59 per cent of the 1.1 billion people in the world who practice open defecation.