Have you ever wondered how the average rural girl manages her menstruation, how she experiences menarche (her first period), a new terminology I learned during my participation in a research that aims to test acceptability of re-usable pad in Harbu kebele of Amhara region.
The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded $7.5 million to the Millennium Water Alliance (MWA) over five years to improve access to water services for more than 500,000 people in communities and institutions.
The recent JMP report shows how India is accelerating the rate of reducing open defecation, due to the efforts of the Swachh Bharat Mission. The question is whether there are other countries that are seeing such acceleration. Is there another India out there?
"Water should be colourless in all aspects, that is, it should not have any political colour, nor should it be seen as a means to gain votes. Our only motivation should be, to guarantee the human right of access to water, for everyone and forever". Mayor of San Antonio de Cortés, Honduras