#Hygiene

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

    This Film Breaking Period Taboos in India Just Won an Oscar

    By Carmen SingerImogen CalderwoodJackie Marchildon  and  Erica Sanchez|Feb. 25, 2019

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

  • Article: Papua New Guinea Is in a Water Crisis. This App Could Change That.
    Water & Sanitation

    Papua New Guinea Is in a Water Crisis. This App Could Change That.

    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 Worms
    Water & Sanitation

    The Toilets of the Future Are Filled With 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
    Health

    Zimbabwe Is Facing a 'Very Dire' Cholera Outbreak

    Sept. 14, 2018|Voice of America

    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
    Water & Sanitation

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

    Aug. 27, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

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

  • Article: The Heartbreaking Reason Girls and Women Avoid Drinking Water During India's Heatwaves
    Water & Sanitation

    The Heartbreaking Reason Girls and Women Avoid Drinking Water During India's Heatwaves

    By Jackie Marchildon|July 10, 2018

    They intentionally dehydrate themselves. Read more

  • Article: This Global Citizen Has Given Pads to 30,000 Girls in Kenya — and Has More Work to Do
    Girls & Women

    This Global Citizen Has Given Pads to 30,000 Girls in Kenya — and Has More Work to Do

    By David Brand|Oct. 26, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “It’s more than just pads. We’re creating a social movement.” Read more

  • Article: 7 Bad Habits That Are Also Bad for the Environment
    Environment

    7 Bad Habits That Are Also Bad for the Environment

    By Tess Sohngen|Aug. 31, 2017

    Listen to your scientist. Read more