#Sanitation

  • Article: Malaysia Finally Lifts 'Tampon Tax' on Menstrual Hygiene Products
    Water & Sanitation

    Malaysia Finally Lifts 'Tampon Tax' on Menstrual Hygiene Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 30, 2018

    Menstrual products were previously taxed 6%. Read more

  • Article: South Africa Vows to Shut Down Open Pit Toilets in Schools After Tragic Drownings
    Water & Sanitation

    South Africa Vows to Shut Down Open Pit Toilets in Schools After Tragic Drownings

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 14, 2018

    "This will save lives and restore the dignity of tens of thousands of our nation's children." Read more

  • Article: Why We’re Holding Leaders to Account for an Open Defecation Free World
    ImpactWater & Sanitation

    Why We’re Holding Leaders to Account for an Open Defecation Free World

    By Abi Hiscock|July 27, 2018

    Global Citizen has been an active driver for change to see a certified Open Defecation Free world. Read more

  • Article: Women-Only Washrooms Restore Dignity to Refugees in Greece
    Water & Sanitation

    Women-Only Washrooms Restore Dignity to Refugees in Greece

    By Joanna Prisco|July 11, 2018

    A new initiative called Showers for Sisters is providing a respite for the women of Moria. Read more

  • Article: 3-Year-Old Rohingya Boy Among First Killed by Landslides in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps
    Health

    3-Year-Old Rohingya Boy Among First Killed by Landslides in Bangladesh's Refugee Camps

    By Daniele Selby|June 11, 2018

    The refugees are "practically living on sandcastles" — and more devastation is expected. Read more

  • Article: These Engineers Are Turning Poop Into Drinkable Water
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    These Engineers Are Turning Poop Into Drinkable Water

    By Sydni Brecher|June 5, 2018

    Watch Bill Gates and Jimmy Fallon drink waste water with a purpose. Read more

  • Article: One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says
    Water & Sanitation

    One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In one district in Nepal there is just one toilet for every 170 girls. Read more

  • Article: 4 Million Kenyan Schoolgirls Are Going to Receive Free Sanitary Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    4 Million Kenyan Schoolgirls Are Going to Receive Free Sanitary Pads

    By Chris Gelardi|April 24, 2018

    Officials added a plea to end FGM after announcing an effort to give out 140 million free pads. Read more