An overwhelming percentage of rural women who are forced to wait till nightfall to relieve themselves face the risk of being raped, the government has admitted ahead of a conference to review sanitation situation in the country.
Jharkhand government on Tuesday promised before the high court that toilets would be available in all schools by the year end.
Built for the convenience of residents of this city, public toilets in Chandigarh are now raising a stink of a different kind.
3,712 public toilets for men and only 269 for women in the national capital.
Vatal Nagaraj, leader of a Kannada
organisation, led a protest over lack of adequate public
toilets and displayed a variety of commodes.
They are said to carry pseudomonads and bacillus, bacteria responsible for sickness and diarrhoea.
Cash machines are as dirty as public toilets because they carry bacteria.
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