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: Uganda Must Tackle Period Poverty to Achieve SDGs, Education Ministry Warns

    Uganda Must Tackle Period Poverty to Achieve SDGs, Education Ministry Warns

    By Leah Rodriguez|Sept. 3, 2019

    Safe menstrual hygiene promotes good health, quality education, and more. Read more

  2. Article: Indigenous People Need a Say on Water Rights, UN Expert Urges

    Indigenous People Need a Say on Water Rights, UN Expert Urges

    Aug. 30, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Indigenous knowledge could be key in making smart decisions about water, but is being left out. Read more

  3. Article: This South African Taxi Driver Hands Out Sanitary Pads to His Passengers

    This South African Taxi Driver Hands Out Sanitary Pads to His Passengers

    By Lerato Mogoatlhe|Aug. 29, 2019

    An estimated 3.7 million girls and young women in South Africa can’t afford sanitary products. Read more

  4. Article: 'Dry Toilets' Are the Talk of World Water Week

    'Dry Toilets' Are the Talk of World Water Week

    Aug. 28, 2019|SIWI - Stockholm International Water Institute

    They're economical, safe, and sustainable. Read more

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