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: Girl Guides Across the UK Are Getting a 'Period Poverty' Badge
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    Girl Guides Across the UK Are Getting a 'Period Poverty' Badge

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2018

    It’s to show girls that periods aren’t something to be embarrassed about. Read more

  2. Article: Enough Water for 20M People Is Wasted Every Day in England — and That's Just From Leaky Pipes
    Water & Sanitation

    Enough Water for 20M People Is Wasted Every Day in England — and That's Just From Leaky Pipes

    By Imogen Calderwood|May 24, 2018

    It could have serious consequences for the future, says new report. Read more

  3. Article: These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries
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    These Canadian Women Sew Menstrual Pads for Girls in Developing Countries

    By Jackie Marchildon|May 23, 2018

    Without access to items like sanitary pads, girls are often forced to miss school. Read more

  4. Article: One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says
    Water & Sanitation

    One-Third of Girls in South Asia Miss School During Their Periods, Study Says

    May 22, 2018|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    In one district in Nepal there is just one toilet for every 170 girls. Read more

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