Monthly Archives: November 2012

Your Mother, your Grandmother, your Sister, your Daughter, your Niece: Everyone Needs Access to WASH

This Sunday, November 25th is theInternational Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women immediately followed by “16 Days of Activism against Gender Violence” through December 1. We at WASH Advocates want to do our part to raise awareness of the

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Posted in Sanitation, Women

I Give a Sh*t. Do You?

I give a shit, do you? On November 19, 2012 we at WASH Advocates will celebrate World Toilet Day, hoping it will make a big splash in the development community. World Toilet Day can easily lend itself up to silly

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WASH and Pneumonia: Exploring the Links

Acute respiratory infections like pneumonia are the leading cause of death worldwide in children under the age of five, killing an estimated 1.3 million children in 2011 alone. That’s more than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined! The good news is

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