Water & Sanitation

Clean water, a place to “poo” and waste systems are not too much to ask. Over a billion people suffer the indignity of open defecation with almost as many lacking clean water. Together, the world can end these risks and save millions of lives a year.

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  1. Article: Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Poorer People Pay More for Clean Water, Report Finds

    By Jerica Deck  and  Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    More than 2.1 billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Read more

  2. Article: Children in War Zones Are 20 Times More Likely to Die From Water Than Violence
    Water & Sanitation

    Children in War Zones Are 20 Times More Likely to Die From Water Than Violence

    By Joe McCarthy|March 22, 2019

    It’s not bullets and bombs that are the biggest threat to children, a new report says. It’s water. Read more

  3. Article: What These 4 Inspiring Activists Had to Say About Ending Period Shame
    Water & Sanitation

    What These 4 Inspiring Activists Had to Say About Ending Period Shame

    By Sushmita Roy|March 22, 2019

    Period stigma and misconceptions can even impact women's access to medical care. Read more

  4. Article: The Crucial Reason WaterAid Stopped Building Toilets in Nigeria
    Water & Sanitation

    The Crucial Reason WaterAid Stopped Building Toilets in Nigeria

    By Joe McCarthy|March 22, 2019

    “WASH is a basic necessity.” Read more

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