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: Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women
    Water & Sanitation

    Menstrual Products Are Too Expensive for Many Venezuelan Women

    Aug. 13, 2019|Voice of America

    Due to Venezuala's declining economy, women are now unable to afford pads and basic health services. Read more

  2. Article: Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars
    Water & Sanitation

    Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 8, 2019

    Not being able to afford pads can have lasting effects for years to come. Read more

  3. Article: Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise
    Water & Sanitation

    Water Crisis Looms Over US States as Global Temperatures Rise

    By Gabrielle Deonath|Aug. 7, 2019

    New Mexico is the state facing the highest stress on its water supply in the country. Read more

  4. Article: These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines
    Water & Sanitation

    These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 7, 2019

    They’re eco-friendly, affordable, and don’t require much water. Read more

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