GMB Akash

Rupnagar, Bangladesh

Sukurbanu (65) has lived in the Rupnagar slum since childhood. Recently she fell from a hanging toilet. She often suffers from water born diseases and says the lack of sanitation makes life miserable. Her three daughters face a long queue to use toilet facilities before they go to work. Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor (WSUP) and Panos Pictures have documented women and girls and their toilet facilities in 20 countries across every continent to build a visual representation of the day-to-day reality and the effect this has on their lives, both positive and negative. Having access to a safe toilet facility can equal dignity, safety, education, employment and status. My Toilet: Global Stories from Women and Girls will be exhibited at the Royal Opera Arcade Gallery, London from 17th to 22nd November 2014.

Object Name
Copyright
GMB Akash
City
Rupnagar
Country
Bangladesh
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Max size
High Resolution
3333 x 5000 pixels
28.22 x 42.33 cm (300 dpi)
11.11 x 16.67 inch (300 dpi)
6.0 MB size on disk
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