Women face the brunt of sanitation crisis, which makes them feel unsafe — World report

More than half a billion people share facilities with other households

07 July 2023 - 09:57

Every time her home runs of out of water, Pumeza Mabele knows as a woman it is her duty to replenish supplies, but it is the fear linked to fetching water from a nearby communal tap in Site C, Khayelitsha, that distresses this mother of three. ..

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