Sanitation Vulnerabilities: Women's Stresses and Struggles for Violence-Free Sanitation

This briefing note summarises the findings of a SHARE and WSSCC-funded study in India seeking to identify whether gendered violence is symptomatic of power inequalities in society and whether those inequalities manifest themselves in women's psycho-social stress and translate into women's decisions about where to relieve themselves. It was presented at the UNC 2014 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy and the Sanitation and Women in India: Research Findings conference held in Delhi, India 7-8 November 2014.

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BUILDING KNOWLEDGE. IMPROVING THE WASH SECTOR.

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