#WASH

  • Article: Experts Question Open Defecation Free Status in India and Nepal

    Experts Question Open Defecation Free Status in India and Nepal

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 10, 2019

    Residents in both countries claim they are still without toilets after announcements last week. Read more

  • Article: 4 Factors Driving the Water & Sanitation Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa

    4 Factors Driving the Water & Sanitation Crisis in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 7, 2019

    From lack of access to emergencies and disasters. Read more

  • Article: How This Man Went From Working in Construction to Fighting Open Defecation Across Nigeria

    How This Man Went From Working in Construction to Fighting Open Defecation Across Nigeria

    By Leah Rodriguez|Oct. 7, 2019

    “It's amazing to hear people repeat the benefits of having improved sanitation and hygiene.” Read more

  • Article: This South African Activist Is Fighting for Safe Sanitation in Her Hometown

    This South African Activist Is Fighting for Safe Sanitation in Her Hometown

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 24, 2019

    Tracey Malawana and Equal Education empower young people to take a stand. Read more

  • Article: A Pandemic Killed My Great-Grandfather. Here's What We Need to Avoid Another.

    A Pandemic Killed My Great-Grandfather. Here's What We Need to Avoid Another.

    Sept. 17, 2019

    On the UN's first World Patient Safety Day, a cautionary tale. Read more

  • Article: Uganda Must Tackle Period Poverty to Achieve SDGs, Education Ministry Warns

    Uganda Must Tackle Period Poverty to Achieve SDGs, Education Ministry Warns

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 3, 2019

    Safe menstrual hygiene promotes good health, quality education, and more. Read more

  • Article: 420 Million Children Living in Crisis Don't Have Basic Sanitation: UNICEF

    420 Million Children Living in Crisis Don't Have Basic Sanitation: UNICEF

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 28, 2019

    And another 210 million lack access to safe drinking water. Read more

  • Article: The Indian Government May Soon Make Period Products More Affordable

    The Indian Government May Soon Make Period Products More Affordable

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 26, 2019

    Sanitary napkins might fall under a list of essential affordable hygiene items. Read more