The impact of inadequate access to water, sanitation and hygiene facilities on women and girls in India and Bangladesh

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The SHARE Research Consortium and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC ) formed a research partnership in 2013 to investigate the specific impact of inadequate access to water, sanitation  and hygiene (WASH) facilities on women and girls in India and Bangladesh.
Women and girls are particularly disadvantaged as a result of multiple sociocultural and economic factors that deny them equal rights with men. Millions of women today are denied access or lack the facilities and means to manage the simple biological necessities of defecation and menstruation, and are often forced to adopt a range of coping strategies.
This partnership supports four studies which focus on:

Date: 14 July 2015
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Bangladesh,
India
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