The Oxford based charity Oxfam, says a newly-developed pee-powered toilet could help improve safety for women in the developingworld.
Researchers have been trialling the world's first self-powered toilet, with a light fuelled entirely by urine. Oxfam says that for many women in refugee camps, using the toilet is one of their most dangerous daily actiivites.
ITV Meridian spoke to Andy Bastable, Head of Water and Sanitation at Oxfam.
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Thames Valley Police has carried out a warrant on a suspected brothel in Oxford.
Officers entered the Cowley Road property at 11am on Tuesday. They departed at 1.30pm.
Two women were found at the house and have been safeguarded.
Independent Trauma Advisers from the Elmore Community Team provided practical and emotional support for the women and have put a care plan in place for them.
Seven officers and two Special Constables took part in the warrant.
Property, including telephones and two laptops, was seized and no one has yet been arrested.
“We are working with our community partners in order to identify vulnerable women and to ensure that they are safeguarded and that any potential perpetrators are brought to justice.”
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