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A Place to Go | Elizabeth Royte | National Geographic

In this carefully researched, yet readable and engaging article, author Elizabeth Royte cites data collected by r.i.c.e. to show that the death and disease caused by the persistence of the practice of outdoor defecation in rural India isn’t just the result of a lack of toilets, but the lack of toilets that people want to use.                        Read more…