#Water and Sanitation

  • Article: Sex Workers Deserve Access to Clean Water and Safe Hygiene, Too

    Sex Workers Deserve Access to Clean Water and Safe Hygiene, Too

    By Shomy Hasan Chowdhury|March 31, 2020

    Shomy Hasan Chowdhury is working to ensure access to water and sanitation in Bangladesh’s brothels. Read more

  • 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: 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: 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

  • Article: James Van Der Beek Is Working to End Period Poverty for Teen Girls

    James Van Der Beek Is Working to End Period Poverty for Teen Girls

    By Catherine Caruso|P&G|Jan. 21, 2020

    The “Dawson’s Creek” star has teamed up with Always to donate 1.5 million pads to those in need. Read more

  • Article: 'Little Miss Period' Is Tackling Menstruation Stigma in Japan

    'Little Miss Period' Is Tackling Menstruation Stigma in Japan

    By Brandon Wiggins|Dec. 17, 2019

    A new film based on a comic is getting people to talk about periods. Read more