This presentation elaborates on the socio-cultural and economic context of India and its impact on sanitation and social justice. It proposes proactive steps related to the promotion of ecological sanitation.GNANAKAN, K. (2008): M4: Management: Planning, Implementation and Operation. Social and Cultural Aspects of Eco-Sanitation. A closer look at the Indian context. In: HEEB, J. ; JENSSEN, P. ; GNANAKAN ; CONRADIN, K. ; (2008): Ecosan Curriculum 2.3. Switzerland, India and Norway: .