Problematizing Hetero Normative Space: Possibilities of Unisex Toilets

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The abstract explores the intersection of sanitation, gender, and societal norms in India, particularly focusing on the Swachch Bharat Campaign and its implications for transgender and gender nonconforming individuals. It highlights the historical context of gender segregation in public restrooms and advocates for the institutionalization of unisex toilet facilities to promote inclusivity and accessibility. The implementation of gender-neutral restrooms is seen as essential for addressing the needs of diverse populations, including transgender individuals, people with disabilities, and parents with children. The abstract calls for greater awareness, privacy, and inclusivity in public restroom design to uphold the right to sanitation for all.
Original languageEnglish
TypeBlog article
Media of outputOnline
Publication statusPublished - 15 Feb 2019


  • Gender
  • LGBTI rights
  • transgender
  • queer


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