Let’s talk menstruation!

Here’s why. India is home to around 120 million adolescent girls— that’s roughly 10% of the population. A girl menstruates on an average for five days a month, 12 months... Read more

Join us at Simhastha Kumbh 2016

The Simhastha Kumbh Mela is a religious gathering taking place on the banks of the river Kshipra in the city of Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh from 22 April to 21 May... Read more

Menstrual Hygiene Day, 2016

The Women and Child Development Department of Madhya Pradesh launched the Udita Project in 2015 to create awareness around safe menstrual hygiene management. The programme was reaching 6,000 anganwadi centres... Read more

To be or not to be a toilet: Moving away from a one size fits all approach to sanitation

In the lush green environs of Itekhedi village in Madhya Pradesh, most homes have inbuilt toilets. The Sarpanch informs that save for 20—30 out of a 100 families, everyone has... Read more

Loo with a View

As part of our ongoing activities to create awareness around how open defecation affects us all at Simhastha Kumbh 2016, we launched the Loo with a View. The toilets were... Read more

25 schools under South Delhi Municipal Corporation to be developed as WASH-friendly schools

WaterAid India and our partner Society for All Round Development recently launched a programme to make 25 schools under South Delhi Municipal Corporation as Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) friendly... Read more

MHM awareness at Simhastha Kumbh 2016

Women spend around six to seven years of their lives menstruating. Yet the importance of menstrual hygiene management (MHM) is mostly neglected. Menstrual hygiene is a taboo subject; a topic... Read more

CLTS training to make Lucknow ODF

WaterAid India in partnership with Swachh Bharat Directorate conducted Community-led Total Sanitation (CLTS) training in six districts of Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow, Sant Kabir Nagar, Kushinagar, Fatehpur, Banda, Chitrakoot, Mahoba, and... Read more

International Women’s Day, 2016

For International Women’s Day, WaterAid India did a photo story on what mothers-to-be prefer taking to the hospital in their maternity bags. The content of these bags differed depending on... Read more

World Water Day 2016

For World Water Day this year, the Delhi office of WaterAid India organised week long activities. The first one was Walk for Yamuna on March 20, 2016 to understand the... Read more