The 18 finalists of the Cartier Women’s Initiative Awards have found solutions for future generations.

SINGAPORE (Apr 9): When nature calls, we head for the nearest loo without a second thought. But in some parts of the world, proper toilets are a rare commodity and women suffer most because of that. Often, they make do with holein- the-ground toilets that lack basic sanitation. As a result, they fall prey to disease and sometimes, even death.

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