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No toilet, no bride initiative targets sexual violence in India.

The lack of lavatories is particularly troublesome for women and girls. A 2011 report by SHARE, a sanitation and hygiene research project funded by the UK Department for International Development, drew a link between a lack of sanitation facilities and sexual violence against women. According to the report, girls younger than 10 had been raped on their way to use the public toilet.

No toilet, no bride initiative targets sexual violence in India..

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Written by uocemagna

June 4, 2013 at 6:20 pm

Posted in Health, Safety, Sanitation