Sanitation and Freedom

As you’re reading this blog post on your smartphone, tablet, or laptop, you’re probably not thinking much about the circumstances that gave you the ability to read.

Certain things are so basic to our everyday lives that we never give them much thought. We use them, day in and day out, and only miss them when they are out of commission. Even then, we probably don’t contemplate the long-term impact of their loss. We’re too busy thinking of our short-term annoyance.

These are simple, everyday things—like running water, and indoor plumbing.

Sanitation and Education

Imagine what it might be like growing up as a young girl without access to indoor plumbing.

Your most basic bodily functions must be performed out in the open, under leering eyes. Continue reading