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Women’s Safety Linked To Access To Toilets, Experts Say After Indian Rape, Murder

Associated Press: Indian gang rape case highlights lack of toilets
“…Beyond highlighting the rampant sexual violence in India, last week’s horrific crime is drawing attention to a glaring problem across the country that threatens women’s safety: the lack of toilets. … ‘Around 65 percent of the rural population in India defecates in the open and women and girls are expected to go out at night. This does not only threaten their dignity, but their safety as well,’ UNICEF representative Louis-Georges Arsenault said in a statement…” (Banerjee, 6/3).

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