#WASH

  • 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

  • Article: This Beauty Pageant Winner Is Using Her Crown to Fight for Water and Sanitation

    This Beauty Pageant Winner Is Using Her Crown to Fight for Water and Sanitation

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 20, 2019

    Miss Metro Ghana is committed to achieving Global Goal 6. Read more

  • Article: Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars

    Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 8, 2019

    Not being able to afford pads can have lasting effects for years to come. Read more

  • Article: These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines

    These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 7, 2019

    They’re eco-friendly, affordable, and don’t require much water. Read more

  • Article: 16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them

    16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 5, 2019

    An expert says it doesn’t make sense. Read more