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At a rural outdoor location in Nepal, a woman wearing a red jumper and green skirt crouches down near a handwashing station. She is washing her hands as water flows from a water vessel with a tap, soap can be seen sitting next to it. She is facing away from the camera but you can see the corner of her smile.

Rural women at the heart of healthy hamlets in Nepal

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 04:15 PM

A rural woman in a hamlet of Dailekh, Nepal, washes her hands with soap and water using a handwashing station at her home (SNV Nepal / Aastha Chhetri)



A boy in Papua New Guinea washes his hands using a Tippy Tap outside a medical aid post

From 'disease trap' to a medical aid post of excellence

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 01:32 PM

A young student washes their hands using a tippy tap at school in Dimiri (World Vision PNG)

In Dimiri village, a remote community of Papua New Guinea in South Fly District,...

A woman in a pink shirt is outside in a rural village in Timor-Leste on a sunny day, she is washing her hands with soap using a Tippy Tap

‘Area liman mos’ - Clean hands for Beremana suco

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2022 12:26 PM

A woman in Beremana suco cleans her hands with soap and water using her household's handwashing station (WaterAid Timor-Leste/Agiu) 


In many rural...

A teacher stands in front of a classroom of pupils, boys and girls are sitting at desks and learning about menstrual health in a school in Timor-Leste

In Timor-Leste WASH in schools is supporting menstrual health in and out of the classroom

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022 02:54 PM

Boys and girls learning about menstrual health and hygiene as part of WaterAid Australia's WASH in Schools program in Timor-Leste (WaterAid Timor-Leste)



A woman in Bangladesh stands outdoors with a mask on in her remote community. On her head she is carrying a basket full of menstrual health and hygiene products that she sells to households in her community.

A chance meeting helped Hamida become a menstrual health and hygiene advocate

Posted on Thursday, May 26, 2022 02:23 PM

Attending a ward meeting of World Vision's Water for Women SHOMOTA project proved a turning point in Hamida Begum's life. Her physical disability had held her back...

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