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: Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall
    Water & Sanitation

    Boston Schools Will Offer Free Pads and Tampons This Fall

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 18, 2019

    Mayor Martin J. Walsh is championing the program to keep students in class. Read more

  2. Article: India Pledges to Provide Clean Water to All Rural Households by 2024
    Water & Sanitation

    India Pledges to Provide Clean Water to All Rural Households by 2024

    June 17, 2019

    The commitment will impact communities living in poverty the most. Read more

  3. Article: 'We Want Water': Côte d'Ivoire's Largest City Plagued by Shortages
    Water & Sanitation

    'We Want Water': Côte d'Ivoire's Largest City Plagued by Shortages

    June 10, 2019|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Urbanization and climate change have contributed to the city's water shortage. Read more

  4. Article: Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads
    Water & Sanitation

    Indian Schoolgirls Turned These Aquatic Weeds Into Sustainable Period Pads

    By Leah Rodriguez|June 7, 2019

    They’re an affordable and eco-friendly alternative to plastic products. Read more

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