#Water and Sanitation

  • Article: A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'
    Water & Sanitation

    A Nepalese Mother and Her 2 Children Suffocated in a 'Menstrual Hut'

    By Daniele Selby|Jan. 10, 2019

    The practice of chhaupadi is illegal, but remains widespread in rural areas. Read more

  • Article: Homeless Women Could Soon Get Free Tampons From Drug Stores in Toronto
    Water & Sanitation

    Homeless Women Could Soon Get Free Tampons From Drug Stores in Toronto

    By Jackie Marchildon|Dec. 17, 2018

    In Canada, 1 in 3 women under 25 have struggled to afford menstrual products, according to a report. Read more

  • Article: How This Clean Water Initiative Empowers Young Women in Cape Town
    PartnerWater & Sanitation

    How This Clean Water Initiative Empowers Young Women in Cape Town

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Nov. 21, 2018|Coca-Cola Africa

    Coca-Cola Africa turned the drought in Cape Town into a tool for gender empowerment Read more

  • Article: Bill Gates Just Unveiled the Toilet of the Future — And It's a Game-Changer
    Water & Sanitation

    Bill Gates Just Unveiled the Toilet of the Future — And It's a Game-Changer

    By Sophie Maes|Nov. 6, 2018

    This toilet works just about anywhere. Read more

  • Article: Tampons Were 'Banned' During These Medical License Exams in Canada
    Water & Sanitation

    Tampons Were 'Banned' During These Medical License Exams in Canada

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 31, 2018

    Medical students were forced to declare their menstrual products at their exams. Read more

  • Article: Zimbabwe Is Facing a 'Very Dire' Cholera Outbreak
    Health

    Zimbabwe Is Facing a 'Very Dire' Cholera Outbreak

    Sept. 14, 2018|Voice of America

    More than 2,000 cases of cholera and other waterborne diseases have been reported. Read more

  • Article: Half the World's Schools Lack Clean Water and Safe Toilets
    Water & Sanitation

    Half the World's Schools Lack Clean Water and Safe Toilets

    Aug. 27, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Sub-Saharan Africa and both East and Southeast Asia had some of the worst facilities. Read more

  • Article: It Could Take Centuries Until Everyone Has Access to Clean Water, Aid Group Says
    Water & Sanitation

    It Could Take Centuries Until Everyone Has Access to Clean Water, Aid Group Says

    July 16, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Around 850 million people worldwide lack clean water. Read more