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£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...

Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WaSH) Roundup – July 2017

Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WaSH) Roundup – July 2017

Here is a compilation of WASH related news, views and articles worth reading in July 2017. Compiled by:  Henry Anyanwu   Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene 2017 On World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) The...

Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WaSH) Roundup – June 2017

Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WaSH) Roundup – June 2017

Here is a compilation of WASH related news, views and articles worth reading in June 2017. Compiled by:  Henry Anyanwu   Boat toilets help tackle environmental challenges in Kenya  on UN water. Most of the rural population still do not have latrines within their...

Water Sanitation & Hygiene (WaSH) Roundup – May 2017

Partly to keep the readers of the Hope Spring Water blog informed, partly to keep up to date with what is happening in the world of WaSH, our versatile volunteer Evgeniy Gakaviy has just started a monthly blog post series called the “Water and Sanitation roundup”. In...