Girl using a urinal

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Few people would deny that one of the great advantages of being a man is the ability to pee standing up. Such versatility makes the process quick, efficient and convenient, especially considering that several urinals can be fitted inside any given restroom. But that doesn't mean the opposite sex has to take this inherent inequality sitting down alright, pun intended. After all, urinals were created to cater to the different ways men go about their business, all the while women have been forced to make due with one receptacle , which they often end up waiting in much longer lines for.

Finally, a urinal for girls

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Female urinals enable women to manage the logistics of emptying their bladders in a dignified way, saving energy, reducing stress and enhancing their quality of life. These devices can be an invaluable aid to daily living, both in and outside the home, helping users to maintain their independence and enabling carers to aid toileting without lifting. And for women with bladder urgency, they are a useful aid to continence. In hospitals, using a female urinal can be less disruptive than using a bedpan. Female urinals also act as an important tool in managing severe, immobilising pain and helping patients with reduced mobility. The designs of female urinals all take advantage of the fact that the urethra is at the front of the body and urine is projected forward under pressure. But because they differ from bedpans, which are deep and placed well back under the user, health care professionals and users often lack the confidence to select a suitable product and tend to underestimate their usefulness.

Berlin's new toilets: Would you use a women's urinal?

It's a common problem when you're out and about. Nature calls - but the queue for the ladies is bladder-testingly slow to advance. Now, the Berlin city authorities plan to address the issue of gender equality in public toilets, as they seek to redevelop the city's conveniences. All locations that currently have a male-only "pissoir" public urinal facility should only exist in combination with unisex toilets, a page city strategy paper called "the toilet concept" concludes. The provision of urinals for women "could be a subject for the continuation of the [toilet] concept and an opportunity for Berlin to show that it is innovative," it adds.
This article was co-authored by our trained team of editors and researchers who validated it for accuracy and comprehensiveness. This article has been viewed , times. Learn more Female urinals can be useful for women who are injured or bedridden at home or in the hospital and want an alternative to bedpans. Female urinals are also a great option for patients who have severe chronic pain and limited mobility due to illness or sickness.