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Toilets are urgently needed in rural India, but don’t imagine they’ll reduce rape

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In this article, the r.i.c.e. team discusses the SQUAT survey’s findings about latrine use and gender. It argues that rather than focusing on the idea of building the latrines for women, the media and the government should promote the idea that latrine use is for everyone.


r.i.c.e. is a nonprofit research organization, dedicated to understanding the lives of poor people, especially young children, in India, and to promoting their well-being.

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