#WASH

  • 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: This Startup Is Ending Gender Inequality, One Sanitary Pad at a Time
    AdvocacyWater & Sanitation

    This Startup Is Ending Gender Inequality, One Sanitary Pad at a Time

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 10, 2018

    Lack of sanitary pads makes girls more vulnerable to violence, poverty, and more. Read more

  • Article: Gina Rodriguez and Always Are Helping Girls Stay in School During Their Periods
    PartnerWater & Sanitation

    Gina Rodriguez and Always Are Helping Girls Stay in School During Their Periods

    By Daniele Selby  and  Erica Sanchez|Aug. 9, 2018|P&G

    Always is helping to #EndPeriodPoverty by making period products available to girls in school. Read more

  • Article: This Startup Turns Used Dialysis Filters Into Cheap Water Purifiers
    Water & Sanitation

    This Startup Turns Used Dialysis Filters Into Cheap Water Purifiers

    By Jasper Lo|July 30, 2018

    Around the world, 2.1 billion people don’t have access to clean water. 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: Iraq Protests Turn Deadly Amid Serious Lack of Water, Electricity
    Water & Sanitation

    Iraq Protests Turn Deadly Amid Serious Lack of Water, Electricity

    By Dana Brandes-Simon|July 17, 2018

    High unemployment rates, drought, and electricity shortages have pushed Iraqis to protest. Read more

  • Article: It Could Take Centuries Until Everyone Has Access to Clean Water, Aid Group Says
    Water & Sanitation

    It Could Take Centuries Until Everyone Has Access to Clean Water, Aid Group Says

    July 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Around 850 million people worldwide lack clean water. Read more

  • Article: Elon Musk ​Vows to Install Water Filters Throughout Flint, Michigan
    Water & Sanitation

    Elon Musk ​Vows to Install Water Filters Throughout Flint, Michigan

    By Joanna Prisco|July 12, 2018

    The Tesla founder announced the news on Twitter this week. Read more