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Community members in New Ireland Province, Papua New Guinea, sit cross-legged in a circle on a sandy outdoor area surrounded by palm trees as they participate in a gender WASH monitoring activity

Women at the forefront of inclusive WASH transformation in PNG

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 05:35 PM

In Papua New Guinea, Plan International Australia’s Gender WASH Monitoring Tool is having a positive impact on community mindsets after being implemented by Live and Learn...

A smiling Vietnamese woman is bending over to show off the running water from her newly installed tap at home. She wears an orange outfit with colourful polka dots

Women ‘change agents’ for climate-resilience in Vietnam

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 05:30 PM

This woman is happy to be using her newly installed tap. In Vietnam, Thrive Networks / East Meets West has delivered 'Women-led Output Based Aid’ to some of the poorest and...

A young girl wearing a light blue school uniform crouches over a water pot outdoors, she is smiling as she splashes clean water from the pot over her face to cool off after the walk home from school.

Women-led Inclusive WASH Jirgas building resilience in Pakistan

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 05:26 PM

A student returning from school washes her face using clean water from the nearby water source in district Buner, Pakistan. (IRC Pakistan)

“I had to go to fetch water approx....

A woman stands beside a newly installed water tank in a rural village in Fiji, she is looking at the camera and smiling

Women at the centre of inclusive water and WASH in Fiji

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 05:24 PM

Through Habitat for Humanity’s Water for Women project, the inclusion of women within community planning activities and school engagements has fostered more equitable and...

Children practice handwashing with soap with assistance from a sanitarian and teacher outdoors at a special school for children with disabilities in Mangdarai, Indoneisa

Building resilience through inclusive WASH in Indonesia

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2023 05:20 PM

Water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is an important first step in building community health, wellbeing and resilience. For these students at a school for children with...

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