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A Fijian woman is sitting inside and smiling at the camera, she is a village health worker

Mere from Malevu: rising to the challenge to protect her community against COVID-19

Posted on Thursday, March 11, 2021 02:48 PM

When the threat of COVID-19 was growing, Mere was mobilising to protect her community! As a health worker in Malevu village, she undertook training with our partner...

A Cambodian man and woman smile at the camera with greenery behind them, they are husband and wife

Ms. Soutieng is empowering women through water access with her business in Cambodia

Posted on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 01:46 PM

Ms Soutieng left her office job three years ago to give back to her community, she now co-owns a piped rural water supply business in Cambodia with her Husband. Working...

A woman at a health care facility in Bhutan bends down to get water from a water filter in a green hallway with windows into rooms

Working collaboratively to improve WASH systems in Bhutan's health care facilities

Posted on Tuesday, March 09, 2021 01:38 PM

Above, drinking water for staff and patients at a point of care in a Health Care Facility (HCF) in Punakha district, Bhutan (SNV/Aidan Dockery)


On World Water...

A group of women stand outside in a village in Bangladesh, dressed colourfully

Strengthening gender equality and social inclusion through WASH in Bangladesh

Posted on Monday, March 08, 2021 01:15 PM

In a COVID-19 and climate change-affected world, women’s access to sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) has never been more important. That is why Australia...

A happy woman is standing washing a large vessel by a pipe with clear running water in Nepal

A gender perspective to understand & enhance the functionality of water supply systems in Nepal

Posted on Sunday, March 07, 2021 05:02 PM

A woman collecting water for domestic use from a communal tap in Dailekh district, Nepal (Manita Raut / IWMI) 


How does the role of gender and social...

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