Sponsored by the WTO, that's World Toilet Organization, November 19 is World Toilet Day. The event seeks to increase awareness of the importance of toilet sanitation and each individual's right to a safe and hygienic sanitary environment.
One of their activities for this year is The Big Squat. Check out the big squat toolkit here - http://www.worldtoiletday.com/squat/toolkit.html.
There are also many events occurring today such as:
- Surf for Toilets: Australians can celebrate "World Toilet Day" at the beach. For more information, visit: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=83910189722
- Project CLEAN coordinator Dr. Tom Keating will squat in front of the German Goethe Institute in Atlanta from noon till 12:01pm in solidarity with the German Toilet Organization "Klobalisierte Welt" (Toiletised World) five school demonstration at the Brandenberg Gate in Berlin on 19 November 2009, World Toilet Day.
In case you want to get in on the fun, here's an instructional video on how to squat: