Women can now pee while standing, thanks to gender-neutral urinal

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Women can now pee while standing, thanks to gender-neutral urinal

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A dry-sanitation company wants to kill two birds with one stone with its gender-neutral urinal that aims to minimise the use of water and offer an alternative to pit-latrine toilets in schools.

LiquidGold in Randburg, Johannesburg, came up with WeeStand, said to be a female-friendly urinal that saves water.

“We are battling a stubborn invention of over decades ago, the pit latrine, which puts the lives of our children in danger. It doesn’t make sense that we live in an age of extreme technology advancements, yet we still have open-pit toilets,” said LiquidGold chief executive Orion Herman, who last month won an entrepreneurship award for his innovation...

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