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Making latrines user-friendly for everyone|An exploratory research study on the discomfort faced by pregnant women, elderly, overweight, sick and disabled people when using squat latrines

NEPAL WATER FOR HEALTH WESTERN REGION OFFICE POKHARA
April 2004

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This study report explores the problems experienced by ‘physically challenged’ people, including pregnant women, elderly, overweight, sick and disabled people, when using squat latrines. The study methodology is outlined, and the results found that most of these users experience similar types of discomfort when using the latrines with some psychological stress. Latrine design solutions are provided with drawings and photos. This study is useful for people interested in accessible squat latrine design

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