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Neighbours gather in the small network of lanes that run through Horijon Polli.

All of the residents of Horijon Polli, a slum in Mymensingh are from the low-caste Hindu sweeper community. The community are ostracised from wider society and there are very few employment opportunities for them beyond cleaning. Oxfam are building a latrine block in Horijon Polli and are working with partners NGO Forum to support residents.

Photo: Tom Pietrasik
Mymensingh, Bangladesh
November 18th 2014
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Neighbours gather in the small network of lanes that run through Horijon Polli. <br />
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All of the residents of Horijon Polli, a slum in Mymensingh are from the low-caste Hindu sweeper community. The community are ostracised from wider society and there are very few employment opportunities for them beyond cleaning. Oxfam are building a latrine block in Horijon Polli and are working with partners NGO Forum to support residents.<br />
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Photo: Tom Pietrasik<br />
Mymensingh, Bangladesh<br />
November 18th 2014