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Women line up outside the community toilet, restored with support from WaterAid and the HSBC Water Programme, Juhi Bamburahiya, Kanpur, India, 1 April 2014.
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Our new report reveals the state of the world’s toilets 19 Nov 2015

This World Toilet Day, we’re sharing our first ‘It’s No Joke: The State of the World’s Toilets’ report, which ranks some of the world’s worst places to go to the toilet, and calls on national governments to show their commitment to delivering universal access to sanitation by 2030.
Lady scooping water from a hand dug well.

Business as usual on climate change will fail the world’s poorest 9 Nov 2015

A WaterAid-commissioned study shows the world’s poorest nations are not receiving enough money to help them safeguard essential water, sanitation and hygiene services against the flooding, drought and extreme weather that is predicted to increase as a result of climate change.

Girls celebrating Global Handwashing Day

Global Handwashing Day 201516 Oct 2015

This Global Handwashing Day there were celebrations around the world to spread the message about handwashing. We also called for handwashing and hygiene to be prioritised in the global agenda.

Request for proposals – WaterAid’s Climate Finance Initiative13 Oct 2015

WaterAid is seeking proposals for a new Climate Finance Initiative. The aim is to demonstrate the changes required to ensure that a proportion of future climate finance flows is spent on increasing the water security and climate resilience of people living in WASH poverty.
Landscape in Ethiopia

New climate finance initiative13 Oct 2015

WaterAid is leading a new Climate Finance Initiative aimed at building collaborative partnerships in several countries to demonstrate the changes that are needed to ensure a proportion of future climate finance flows is spent on increasing the water security and climate resilience of those living in WASH poverty.
WaterAid India staff stand in the shape of the number of six.

Goal 6 is official: a momentous weekend at UNGA29 Sep 2015

Following three years of consultation and negotiation, member states formally adopted the Sustainable Development framework and Global Goals on 25 September 2015, including – for the very first time – a goal on water and sanitation.

Request for proposals – Political prioritisation and course correction in sanitation25 Sep 2015

WaterAid is seeking proposals for analysing the sanitation sector trajectories in developing countries where there has been high level political will. The aim is to understand the political economy of the prioritisation of sanitation throughout the government machinery and the review and coordination mechanisms that enable course correction.