The human rights to water and sanitation are enshrined in international law, which means everyone everywhere has the right to essential and safe water and sanitation.
Hospitals and healthcare centres should be hygienic places for people to seek care and leave healthier than when they arrived.
Women are being empowered in leadership positions through WaterAid projects and helping their communities to access water, sanitation and hygiene.
Thanks to your and other WaterAid supporters’ generous donations, Leonie, Stella, Joab and their family and community now have safe water, clean toilets and hygiene.
The widespread lack of access to toilets and water in the world has a devastating impact on girls and women.
To mark Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28 May, we’re asking why girls and women around the world still have to overcome major obstacles every month – because they have their period.
Survivors of last year’s earthquakes in Nepal talk to us about their experiences, their hopes to rebuild, and why toilets are crucial to their plans.
Simjung lies in Nepal's Ghorka district – one of the regions hit hardest by the devastating earthquakes that struck in 2015.
With the arrival of safe water, life will become healthier and happier for families in Mazoria, Ethiopia.