Oxfam experience of providing screened toilet, bathing and menstruation units in its earthquake response in Pakistan
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JournalGender & Development
Document typeJournal article
DescriptionFor women in particular, safety, privacy and dignity are important considerations in the design of toilet and bathing facilities, and taking their views in to account is vital. Enabling their voices to be heard can be challenging, particularly in contexts where women's seclusion in society is the norm. This article details a case study which highlights the way Oxfam GB dealt with this important issue following the earthquake which struck Pakistan in 2005. This article is hosted by our co-publisher Taylor & Francis. For the full table of contents for this and previous issues of this journal, please visit the <a href="http://www.genderanddevelopment.org">Gender and Development</a> website.