The United Nations’ special investigator for extreme poverty and human rights recently toured the US, first stopping in LA and touring Skid Row. We speak with him about what he saw, and what he thinks needs to happen to help the homeless. One thing they need right now is more toilets. We look at what city officials are doing to improve sanitary conditions.
Health and hygiene on Skid Row
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