#Water & Sanitation

  • Article: Canada Wants to Give Free Period Products to Federal Workers

    Canada Wants to Give Free Period Products to Federal Workers

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 6, 2019

    A report this year showed that 1 in 3 Canadian women under 25 had struggled to afford products. Read more

  • Article: A Canadian Province Just Made It Mandatory for Public Schools to Provide Free Menstrual Products

    A Canadian Province Just Made It Mandatory for Public Schools to Provide Free Menstrual Products

    By Jackie Marchildon|April 9, 2019

    Schools must adhere to the new requirements by the end of the year. Read more

  • Article: South Africa's Finance Minister Doubles Investment in Sanitary Products and Education

    South Africa's Finance Minister Doubles Investment in Sanitary Products and Education

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Feb. 26, 2019

    It's partly thanks to actions taken by you ahead of Global Citizen Festival: Mandela 100. Read more

  • Article: This Film Breaking Period Taboos in India Just Won an Oscar

    This Film Breaking Period Taboos in India Just Won an Oscar

    By Carmen SingerImogen CalderwoodErica Sanchez  and  Jackie Marchildon|Feb. 25, 2019

    The film shows the impact of the "Padman." Read more

  • Article: This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools

    This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2019

    “We can do all that we want to do during periods.” Read more

  • Article: Your Poop Could Save Lives. (No, Seriously.)

    Your Poop Could Save Lives. (No, Seriously.)

    By Jackie Marchildon|Jan. 28, 2019

    Poop — yes, poop — can be used to effectively treat antibiotic resistant superbugs. Read more

  • Article: Vodacom Just Made a Major Commitment to Eradicate Pit Latrines in South African Schools

    Vodacom Just Made a Major Commitment to Eradicate Pit Latrines in South African Schools

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Dec. 2, 2018|Vodacom Group

    It’s unacceptable that a preventable and fixable issue is holding children back. Read more

  • Feature: These Photos Show How Cape Town's Water Crisis Could Happen Anywhere

    These Photos Show How Cape Town's Water Crisis Could Happen Anywhere

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Olivia Kestin|Nov. 26, 2018

    Cape Town nearly became the first major city to run out of water. Read more