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The Day I Couldn't Urinate: Reporting Sanitation Issues In India

It's well known by now: a majority of Indians do not have a toilet. They urinate and defecate in the open. They include men, women, children and adolescent girls. It’s a shame. … Read More»

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Rape, Murder and Lack of Toilets: Let's Stay Angry

If you have been following the news from Asia in the past few days, you may have heard of the latest act of violence against women that has horrified India: 2 teen age girls abducted, raped and then … Read More»

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Right To A Toilet : A question of women's health, safety and dignity

Today is World Toilet Day. In 2001 the World Toilet Organization ( WTO) declared its founding day, 19th November, as World Toilet Day. … Read More»

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Liberate the ‘Women Prisoners of Daylight’.

Comprehension … Read More»

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'Let's talk openly!!!!!!' -Training for teachers on menstrual hygiene in rural India

5 Nov 2012, Gorakhpur, a small village in Uttar Pradesh is the fifth stop of Nirmal Bharat Yatra (the Great Wash Yatra). … Read More»

Urmila Chanam's picture

Reporting Water, Hygiene and Sanitation from the remotest parts of rural India- Be a part of the WASH YATRA with me and India Water Portal from 2nd October-20th November 2012 as I take you along with me.

73% of India's population lives in remote villages which have rudimentary health facilities, safe drinking water or proper sanitation. … Read More»

Greengirl's picture

The Big Dig Stirred Up Malawian Women

Water is necessary for Life and all organisms need water to survive. There is therefore no gainsaying that Water is Life! … Read More»

Greengirl's picture

Prisoners of Daylight

A woman who was knocked down at night time by a fast moving motorbike, unfortunately died on the spot. Many who knew her said her death had been looming but could have been avoided. … Read More»

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Need: GIRLS WE CAN CENTRE

Adolescent girls in the rural areas rarely get an opportunity to learn about their sexuality. … Read More»

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Cholera Outbreak in Cameroon, Worst in 20 years

UNICEF and partners fight deadly, but preventable, cholera outbreak in Cameroon © UNICEF Cameroon/2010/Sprigge … Read More»

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