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: This Jarring Tactic Is Helping End Open Defecation in India
    Water & Sanitation

    This Jarring Tactic Is Helping End Open Defecation in India

    By Caroline Dollman| Dec. 7, 2016

    To end open-defecation, sanitation facilitators are getting creative. Read more

  2. Article: Half a Million Iraqis Are Without Drinking Water After Mosul Offensive
    Water & Sanitation

    Half a Million Iraqis Are Without Drinking Water After Mosul Offensive

    By Luca Powell| Nov. 30, 2016

    Over 500,000 residents have been caught in the conflict. Read more

  3. Article: For Trans Women in India, Toilets Present Another Level of Problems
    Water & Sanitation

    For Trans Women in India, Toilets Present Another Level of Problems

    By Colleen Curry| Nov. 23, 2016

    The trans women known as “hijra” say it’s time for Indian culture to accept them as equals. Read more

  4. Article: This Blue Drum Is Changing Lives in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Water & Sanitation

    This Blue Drum Is Changing Lives in Sub-Saharan Africa

    By Dina Bloom | Nov. 22, 2016

    Cool gadget providing people with access to clean water. Read more

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