#WASH

  • Article: Oxfam Warns That Millions Could Die From Pandemic in Developing Countries

    Oxfam Warns That Millions Could Die From Pandemic in Developing Countries

    By Brandon Wiggins|March 31, 2020

    The international organization has called for an emergency response package of nearly $160 billion. Read more

  • Article: Fears Over Handwashing in Africa to Stem Coronavirus Seen as Trigger for Change

    Fears Over Handwashing in Africa to Stem Coronavirus Seen as Trigger for Change

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 23, 2020

    More than a third of people in West and Central Africa do not have access to clean water. Read more

  • Article: 'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    'Periods Don't Stop for Pandemics,' Says Menstrual Equity Activist Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 17, 2020

    I Support The Girls is receiving more requests for tampons and pads as a result of the coronavirus. Read more

  • Article: These Panels Generate Fresh Water From Air and Sunlight

    These Panels Generate Fresh Water From Air and Sunlight

    By Joe McCarthy|March 12, 2020

    They could help other communities facing water shortages. Read more

  • Article: Men Finally Realized Period Products Should Be Free When They Were Forced to Pay for Toilet Paper

    Men Finally Realized Period Products Should Be Free When They Were Forced to Pay for Toilet Paper

    By Leah Rodriguez|March 9, 2020

    PERIOD installed coin-operated toilet paper dispensers to make a point about period poverty. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Just Passed a Bill to Provide Free Period Products

    Scotland Just Passed a Bill to Provide Free Period Products

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 26, 2020

    Parliament will review the proposal before it becomes law. 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: This Nigerian Activist is Empowering Her Community Through Menstrual Health Education

    This Nigerian Activist is Empowering Her Community Through Menstrual Health Education

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2020

    Lolo Cynthia started an initiative to distribute reusable pads in Lagos. Read more