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Toilets Can't End the Violence - But Are Part of the Solution

Barbara Frost | Posted 07.09.2014 | UK
Barbara Frost

The story of two teenage girls raped and murdered in India this spring while looking for a discreet place to relieve themselves outdoors made headlines around the world. Sadly, their situation is far from unique. Half a billion women and girls - 15% of females worldwide - are forced to do this every day simply because they do not have access to a toilet. This crisis risks women's health, and threatens their safety. The new Indian government was moved to act following the tragedy of the two Dalit girls in Uttar Pradesh, pledging zero tolerance for acts of violence against women. Their statement is welcome. However, protecting women from harassment and attack will not happen overnight.

Five Dead After Tsunami Hits South Pacific

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.02.2013 | UK

At least four people are dead after an major earthquake in the South Pacific ocean shook the Solomon Islands, triggering a small tsunami. Dozens of...

After Kate Topless Scandal, Comes Duchess's 'Dress Disaster'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 27.09.2012 | UK

Poor Kate. Forced to don a brave face throughout her South Seas tour after topless pictures of her emerged, she is now embroiled in a "clothing ro...

Let's Face The Music And Dance!

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.09.2012 | UK

"There may be trouble ahead, "But while there's music and moonlight (moonlight and music) and love and romance "Let's face the music and dance...

PICTURES: Kate And Wills Confronted With Topless Dancers

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.09.2012 | UK

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge did not bat an eyelid after meeting a group of topless South Pacific women who showcased their culture for the royal...

Arise Sir Gary: Just When You Thought the Jubilee Couldn't Get Any Worse

Richard Berry | Posted 04.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Richard Berry

In a day full of Jubilee TV, Gary Barlow: On Her Majesty's Service achieved the honour of being the most nauseating show of all yesterday.

Gary Barlow's Cannibal Attack Terror

WENN | Posted 23.05.2012 | Home

Take That star Gary Barlow will never forget the moment he feared he was was going to be eaten by spear-wielding cannibals on his recent trip around t...