#WASH

  • Article: How I Found My Way to Advocating for Safe Water and Sanitation in Nigeria and Beyond

    How I Found My Way to Advocating for Safe Water and Sanitation in Nigeria and Beyond

    June 23, 2020

    We must ensure that health care workers everywhere have access to water, sanitation, and hygiene. Read more

  • Feature: How Global Citizen Helped Secure the World Bank’s Biggest Water & Sanitation Commitment Yet
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    How Global Citizen Helped Secure the World Bank’s Biggest Water & Sanitation Commitment Yet

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 18, 2020

    The bank committed $15 billion over five years to reach 150 million people living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Study Suggests Flushing Toilets Can Spread COVID-19, Showing Value of Safe Water & Sanitation

    Study Suggests Flushing Toilets Can Spread COVID-19, Showing Value of Safe Water & Sanitation

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 17, 2020

    Aerosol droplets can jump as high as 3 feet, Yangzhou University researchers found. Read more

  • Article: New Zealand Just Announced It Will Start Offering Free Period Products in Schools

    New Zealand Just Announced It Will Start Offering Free Period Products in Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 3, 2020

    All schools in the country will have the option to offer free period products by 2021. Read more

  • Article: Health Workers Around the World Are Calling for Period Products to Be Considered Essential PPE

    Health Workers Around the World Are Calling for Period Products to Be Considered Essential PPE

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 29, 2020

    Medical staff in Uganda, Nepal, and the US share how COVID-19 is exacerbating period poverty. Read more

  • Article: 2 Billion People Are at Risk of COVID-19 Because They Can't Wash Their Hands

    2 Billion People Are at Risk of COVID-19 Because They Can't Wash Their Hands

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 21, 2020

    A new report reveals 50% of people in sub-Saharan Africa and Oceania lack access to water and soap. Read more

  • Article: DIY Handwashing Stations Across the US Help Homeless Communities Fight COVID-19

    DIY Handwashing Stations Across the US Help Homeless Communities Fight COVID-19

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 21, 2020

    Love Beyond Walls and LavaMaeX have installed 233 sinks across the country. Read more

  • Article: These 2 NYC Students Fought to Make Period Products Available During the COVID-19 Crisis

    These 2 NYC Students Fought to Make Period Products Available During the COVID-19 Crisis

    By Leah Rodriguez|May 15, 2020

    The city agreed to distribute pads and tampons at 211 meal hubs. Read more