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A young girl dressed in dark blue pants and blue shirt taht are her school uniform stands with her back to the camera and washes her hands with a bar of soap and water at a handwashing station in a school yard in rural Dailekh, Nepal. Th pathway she is standing on is green with yellow footprints that lead to the handwashing station.

Paving the way for good hand hygiene in rural Nepal

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 09:56 AM

A colourful pathway featuring footprints leads from the toilets to the handwashing station in a school yard in Dailekh, Nepal. The pathway is part of a behaviour change...

A woman from Papua New Guinea washes her hands at an outdoor tap in a rural village of Papua New Guinea. A waist-high brown timber fence surrounds the tap, and grass and lush tropical plants can be seen in the background.

Putting clean hands within reach in rural Papua New Guinea

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 09:56 AM

Clean hands are within reach in Western Province, Papua New Guinea, thanks to World Vision! (World Vision / Abbegail Wafi)

Located in South Fly District in Western Province,...

A woman district official from Prey Veng province, Cambodia, stands proudly with her back to seated colleagues at tables in a formal meeting room. She is wearing a yellow shirt and orange skirt and smiling at the camera.

Rural women strengthening climate resilience in Cambodia

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2023 09:56 AM

Ms. Mout Pheavy, district official responsible for WASH in Sithor Kandal district, Prey Veng province, says she has gained invaluable knowledge that is empowering her to...

A young girl in Nepal is dressed head to toe in a pink saree, she looks directly at the camera as she stands on an empty stretch of road in rural Nepal.

Shifting menstrual stigma in rural Nepal

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 03:12 PM

Small but significant steps are gradually stripping away age-old taboos associated with menarche in rural areas of Nepal and improving menstrual health and hygiene (MHH) and...

A group of women from Papua New Guinea are seated around a table in a shared space, you can see lush tropical plants out the open windows behind them. There are older style sewing machines and materials to make reusable pads on the large table they are seated around.

Sewing seeds of change in Papua New Guinea

Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 02:58 PM

These women from Savon community, Kunua in Papua New Guinea are taking part in a sewing practical - learning how to sew reusable pads and learning about and discussing...

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