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  • Article: 'We Want Water': Côte d'Ivoire's Largest City Plagued by Shortages
    Water & Sanitation

    'We Want Water': Côte d'Ivoire's Largest City Plagued by Shortages

    June 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Urbanization and climate change have contributed to the city's water shortage. Read more

  • Article: Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 7, 2019

    They’re an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to plastic products. Read more

  • Article: Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free
    Water & Sanitation

    Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 6, 2019

    Correctional facilities aren’t honoring a free sanitary bill that passed in 2018. Read more

  • Article: South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Surprised a Soweto School for Menstrual Hygiene Day
    Water & Sanitation

    South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Surprised a Soweto School for Menstrual Hygiene Day

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 3, 2019

    Madjozi is teaming up with Stay Free pads to fight period stigma. Read more

  • Article: Kenyan Villagers Are Using 'Digital Wells' to Help Cope with Record Drought
    Water & Sanitation

    Kenyan Villagers Are Using 'Digital Wells' to Help Cope with Record Drought

    June 3, 2019|Voice of America

    The project has brought much-needed water closer to home for villagers. Read more

  • Article: This Town Will Be First in US to Offer Free Tampons in All Public Restrooms — Regardless of Gender
    Water & Sanitation

    This Town Will Be First in US to Offer Free Tampons in All Public Restrooms — Regardless of Gender

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 31, 2019

    Brookline, Massachusetts, is setting the bar for menstrual equity. Read more

  • Article: How Water Poverty Is Impacting Communities Across Nigeria
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    How Water Poverty Is Impacting Communities Across Nigeria

    May 30, 2019

    One community's only water source is a cave half a mile away. Read more

  • Article: Water Restrictions Will Be Enforced in Sydney for the First Time in a Decade
    Water & Sanitation

    Water Restrictions Will Be Enforced in Sydney for the First Time in a Decade

    By Madeleine Keck|May 30, 2019

    Sydney uses an estimated 11 billion liters of water a week. Read more