Sanitation on their mind2 min read 21 Oct 2011, 10:35 PM IST
Sanitation on their mind
The women of Irungattukottai—a village on the outskirts of Chennai—like those in thousands of villages around the country, have been forced to develop strong bladders and sphincters (and frank talk about bodily functions doesn’t faze them, either). For reasons of modesty, S. Samundeeswari and other female residents of the village habitually wait until darkness falls before using open-air sanitation facilities—basically, behind the bushes; this is really the only option available for a majority of the villagers.
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