#Hygiene

  • Article: How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work Promoting Safe Hygiene in Bangladesh’s Slums

    How COVID-19 Is Impacting My Work Promoting Safe Hygiene in Bangladesh’s Slums

    By Leah Rodriguez|April 28, 2020

    WaterAid’s Bangladesh country director says ensuring access to soap is as important as food. Read more

  • Article: 68 Indian Students Were Forced to Strip to Prove They Weren’t on Their Periods

    68 Indian Students Were Forced to Strip to Prove They Weren’t on Their Periods

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|Feb. 18, 2020

    The hostel where students board maintains strict rules for women when they are on their period. Read more

  • Article: How 'Mr. Toilet' Is Using Humor to Talk About Better Sanitation

    How 'Mr. Toilet' Is Using Humor to Talk About Better Sanitation

    By Leah Rodriguez  and  Pia Gralki|Nov. 4, 2019

    Jack Sim, a.k.a. Mr. Toilet, wants people to get comfortable discussing human waste. Read more

  • Article: This Film Breaking Period Taboos in India Just Won an Oscar

    This Film Breaking Period Taboos in India Just Won an Oscar

    By Carmen SingerImogen CalderwoodErica Sanchez  and  Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 25, 2019

    The film shows the impact of the "Padman." Read more

  • Article: mWater App is Putting Sanitation on the Map in Papua New Guinea

    mWater App is Putting Sanitation on the Map in Papua New Guinea

    By Madeleine Keck|Jan. 24, 2019

    Nearly 5 million people in Papua New Guinea live without close access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: The Toilets of the Future Are Filled With Poo-Eating Worms

    The Toilets of the Future Are Filled With Poo-Eating Worms

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|Jan. 14, 2019

    Tiger worms are a major sanitation breakthrough. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Is Facing a 'Very Dire' Cholera Outbreak

    Zimbabwe Is Facing a 'Very Dire' Cholera Outbreak

    From Voice of America|Sept. 14, 2018

    More than 2,000 cases of cholera and other waterborne diseases have been reported. Read more

  • Article: Half the World's Schools Lack Clean Water and Safe Toilets

    Half the World's Schools Lack Clean Water and Safe Toilets

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Aug. 27, 2018

    Sub-Saharan Africa and both East and Southeast Asia had some of the worst facilities. Read more