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: Millions in the United States' Most Vulnerable Communities Lack Access to Water and Sanitation

    Millions in the United States' Most Vulnerable Communities Lack Access to Water and Sanitation

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 21, 2019

    Race and poverty often determine access to clean water or a flush toilet, according to a new report. Read more

  2. Article: Millions of Workers in Developing Countries Are Risking Their Lives to Provide Safe Sanitation

    Millions of Workers in Developing Countries Are Risking Their Lives to Provide Safe Sanitation

    By Leah Rodriguez|Nov. 21, 2019

    The WHO released a new report exposing the dangers of the often invisible, life-saving work. Read more

  3. Article: Meet the South Africans With a Sustainable Answer to Our Sanitation Crisis

    Meet the South Africans With a Sustainable Answer to Our Sanitation Crisis

    From Beautiful News|Nov. 19, 2019

    The lack of access to sanitation is a global emergency. Read more

  4. Article: Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    Germany Reclassifies Tampons as 'Necessary' Instead of a 'Luxury'

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 13, 2019

    The tax will fall from 19% to 7%. Read more

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