Monthly Archives: May 2013

Separation During Menstruation: Tradition or Torment?

Photograph via Allison Shelley. Young women observing chaupadi wake up at first light under a rock outcropping in Kalekanda village, Achham, Nepal, December 19, 2012.

by Allyn Gaestel This post is part of a series created in partnership by WASH Advocates and Women Deliver. For more information, please contact Cecilia Snyder csnyder@WASHadvocates.org. Wearing a fitted pink sweatshirt that hugged her slim hips and a hot

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Posted in Advocacy, Menstrual Hygiene, WASH in Schools, Women

WASH and Women Deliver: Improving Women’s Health

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WASH Advocates is pleased to announce a new blog series developed in partnership with Women Deliver, published in the lead up to and during the conference at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from May 28-30 2013. Women and girls are disproportionately affected by

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Posted in Menstrual Hygiene, Women

Harvesting rainwater helps keep girls safe at school in Uganda

by Gemma Bulos, Director of the Global Women’s Water Initiative. This post is part of a series created in partnership by WASH Advocates and Women Deliver. For more information, please contact Cecilia Snyder csnyder@WASHadvocates.org. This blog post is also part

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Women the Solution for Water Access | Water the Solution for Women’s Violence

Gretchen Wallace, Founder and President of Global Grassroots This post is part of a series created in partnership by WASH Advocates and Women Deliver. For more information, please contact Cecilia Snyder csnyder@WASHadvocates.org. This morning, like every morning, nearly 500 million

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Ending Preventable Child Deaths from Pneumonia and Diarrhea by 2025

By: Dr. Koki Agarwal, Director for the Maternal and Child Health Integrated Program (MCHIP) This post is part of a series created in partnership by WASH Advocates and Women Deliver. For more information, please contact Cecilia Snyder csnyder@WASHadvocates.org. The Global

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Posted in Handwashing, Women

Women and Water: A Path to Empowerment

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By: Mina Das This post is part of a series created in partnership by WASH Advocates and Women Deliver. For more information, please contact Cecilia Snyder csnyder@WASHadvocates.org. NISHTHA means devotion or commitment in Bengali and is also the name of

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MENSTRAVAGANZA: Breaking the Silence Around Menstruation

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By: Danielle Keiser This post is part of a series created in partnership by WASH Advocates and Women Deliver. For more information, please contact Cecilia Snyder csnyder@WASHadvocates.org. Now and since the dawn of time, girls and women have bled every

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The Worm in Your Water

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By: Dr. Neeraj Mistry, Managing Director of the Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases This post is part of a series created in partnership by WASH Advocates and Women Deliver. For more information, please contact Cecilia Snyder csnyder@WASHadvocates.org. To remind

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