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Rights group marches for adequate school sanitation

The group is demanding proper sanitation in all schools particularly those in the townships.

FILE: About 2,000 members took part in the march on Saturday. Picture: Reinart Toerien/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Rights group Equal Education has handed over a memorandum of their grievances to the Office of Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi.

The group is demanding proper sanitation in all schools particularly those in the townships.

About 2,000 members took part in the march on Saturday.

Equal Education's Tshepo Motsepe says, "There is a sanitation crisis in most township schools. We're saying to them they must find a standard that is better than the current national draft on norms and standards regarding sanitation because we find it to be lacking."

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