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  • Article: Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women
    Water & Sanitation

    Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Aug. 13, 2019|Voice of America

    Due to Venezuala's declining economy, women are now unable to afford pads and basic health services. Read more

  • Article: Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars
    Water & Sanitation

    Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 8, 2019

    Not being able to afford pads can have lasting effects for years to come. Read more

  • Article: Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise
    Water & Sanitation

    Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 7, 2019

    New Mexico is the state facing the highest stress on its water supply in the country. Read more

  • Article: These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines
    Water & Sanitation

    These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 7, 2019

    They’re eco-friendly, affordable, and don’t require much water. Read more

  • Article: 'Water Bankruptcy': 1 in 4 People Worldwide Facing Dire Shortages
    Water & Sanitation

    'Water Bankruptcy': 1 in 4 People Worldwide Facing Dire Shortages

    Aug. 6, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    While Qatar is the most water-stressed country, India is at the highest risk for water bankruptcy. Read more

  • Article: 16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them
    Water & Sanitation

    16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 5, 2019

    An expert says it doesn’t make sense. Read more

  • Article: These Students Created a Game-Changing Device for Reusable Menstrual Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    These Students Created a Game-Changing Device for Reusable Menstrual Pads

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 29, 2019

    Cleans Right uses solar energy to sterilize cloth pads and make them safer to use. Read more

  • Article: More Than 100,000 Iraqis Were Hospitalized Due to Unsafe Drinking Water in 2018
    Water & Sanitation

    More Than 100,000 Iraqis Were Hospitalized Due to Unsafe Drinking Water in 2018

    By Leah Rodriguez|July 24, 2019

    Human Rights Watch released a new report that investigates Basra’s water crisis. Read more