#Water and sanitation

  • 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: 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: 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: This 10-Year-Old Just Delivered 135,000 Bottles of Water to Flint Residents
    Water & Sanitation

    This 10-Year-Old Just Delivered 135,000 Bottles of Water to Flint Residents

    By Joe McCarthy|June 5, 2018

    "Yesterday we passed out 135,000 bottles of water to Flint residents in 93 degree heat." Read more

  • Article: The World’s First 'Water Police' Are Handing Out Fines in This City
    Water & Sanitation

    The World’s First 'Water Police' Are Handing Out Fines in This City

    By Joe McCarthy|April 3, 2018

    They rely on tips from people who see others misusing water. Read more

  • Article: Beyoncé and Gucci Are Helping 120,000 People Get Clean Water in Burundi
    Water & Sanitation

    Beyoncé and Gucci Are Helping 120,000 People Get Clean Water in Burundi

    By Joe McCarthy|March 23, 2018

    “Access to water is a fundamental right.” Read more

  • Article: Over Half the World Could Face Water Shortages by 2050
    Water & Sanitation

    Over Half the World Could Face Water Shortages by 2050

    By Joe McCarthy|March 19, 2018

    The world is at a turning point. Read more