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Missing the mark Indian officials are humiliating people who defecate outdoors | The Economist

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This article, which is critical of practices aimed at humiliating people who defecate outdoors, describes better ways of encouraging people to install and use a latrine.  Data collected by r.i.c.e. showing that even when toilets have been built, they are not often used, is cited.  Read more...


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