#WASH

  • Article: Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 7, 2019

    They’re an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to plastic products. Read more

  • Article: Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free
    Water & Sanitation

    Incarcerated Women in Maryland Are Still Paying for Tampons That Are Supposed to Be Free

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 6, 2019

    Correctional facilities aren’t honoring a free sanitary bill that passed in 2018. Read more

  • Article: South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Surprised a Soweto School for Menstrual Hygiene Day
    Water & Sanitation

    South African Rapper Sho Madjozi Surprised a Soweto School for Menstrual Hygiene Day

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 3, 2019

    Madjozi is teaming up with Stay Free pads to fight period stigma. Read more

  • Article: This Town Will Be First in US to Offer Free Tampons in All Public Restrooms — Regardless of Gender
    Water & Sanitation

    This Town Will Be First in US to Offer Free Tampons in All Public Restrooms — Regardless of Gender

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 31, 2019

    Brookline, Massachusetts, is setting the bar for menstrual equity. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment
    ImpactCitizenship

    World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    By Aileen ElsnerSophie Barbier  and  Jana Sepehr|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. Read more

  • Article: In Ethiopia, Mothers Bear the Weight of the Water Crisis
    PartnerWater & Sanitation

    In Ethiopia, Mothers Bear the Weight of the Water Crisis

    By Melanie Mendrys|May 10, 2019|Water.org

    Women walk more than three hours to collect water. Read more

  • Article: Scientists Just Found a 'Radical'  Way to Create More Drinking Water
    Water & Sanitation

    Scientists Just Found a 'Radical' Way to Create More Drinking Water

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|May 9, 2019

    It’s also cheaper and far more environmentally friendly. Read more

  • Article: Canada Wants to Give Free Period Products to Federal Workers
    Water & Sanitation

    Canada Wants to Give Free Period Products to Federal Workers

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 6, 2019

    A report this year showed that 1 in 3 Canadian women under 25 had struggled to afford products. Read more