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Almost 800K Women Die Annually Due To Lack Of Access To Safe Toilets, Clean Water, WaterAid Report Says

Reuters: What kills more women than AIDS and breast cancer? Dirty water
“Diseases spread through dirty water and poor sanitation are the fifth biggest killer of women worldwide, causing more deaths than AIDS, diabetes, or breast cancer, researchers say. Nearly 800,000 women die every year because they lack access to safe toilets and clean water, said the development organization WaterAid, which analyzed data from the Seattle-based Institute of Health Metrics research center…” (Caspani, 3/5).

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