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First Hope Spring 5K Fun Run off to a flying start at Queenswood

First Hope Spring 5K Fun Run off to a flying start at Queenswood

Sunny weather marks Hope Spring Fun Run at Queenswood. Slightly warm, autumnal weather marked the first Hope Spring 5K Fun Run at Queenswood Country Park, Dinmore Hill in Herefordshire last Saturday morning. The event, which was part of the Energy sustainability...

Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WaSH) Roundup – September 2017

Here is a compilation of WASH related news, views and articles worth reading in September 2017. Compiled by:  Henry Anyanwu   Water Stress is Helping Drive Conflict and Migration On World Research Institute By Charles Iceland Water stress and drought are as old...

£10 million budget to end period poverty in schools in England

£10 million budget to end period poverty in schools in England

Period poverty is an issue recognised in developing countries. This is when women and young adults are not able to afford the sanitary care materials needed during menstruation. The issue seems to affect some women and young girls in the UK. This problem was recently...

#PadAGirl initiative to launch – Ifako town hall, Lagos State.

Today, many girls and women in Nigeria face various forms of abuse and stigmatization during menstruation. What should be a natural cycle and a proud moment for the girls, turn out to be their most dreadful period. #PadAGirl Initiative is a project borne out of the...

Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WaSH) Roundup – August 2017

Here is a compilation of WASH related news, views and articles worth reading in July 2017. Compiled by:  Henry Anyanwu   Cholera count reaches 500 000 in Yemen on World Health Organisation (WHO) Media Centre The total number of suspected cholera cases in Yemen...