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: Buying Tampons for Staff and Constituents Just Got Easier on Capitol Hill
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    Buying Tampons for Staff and Constituents Just Got Easier on Capitol Hill

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 15, 2019

    They can be conveniently purchased in the House’s office supply store. Read more

  2. Article: This Teen Wrote a Bill to End Period Poverty in Schools
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    This Teen Wrote a Bill to End Period Poverty in Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 12, 2019

    Her state's senate will vote on free menstrual products in New Hampshire schools this week. Read more

  3. Article: This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools
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    This Program Puts 'Menstrual Hygiene Warriors' in India's Schools

    By Leah Rodriguez|Feb. 11, 2019

    “We can do all that we want to do during periods.” Read more

  4. Article: Flushing the Toilet Is the First Step to Creating These New Eco-Friendly Bricks
    Water & Sanitation

    Flushing the Toilet Is the First Step to Creating These New Eco-Friendly Bricks

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Madeleine Keck|Feb. 7, 2019

    Bricks made from human waste are simultaneously treating sewage sludge and improving sustainability. Read more

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