Environment

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The MDGs: 984 More Years

In the 1990s, the world looked very different. Forty-three percent of the world lived on less than $1.25 per day, a new wave of feminism was just gaining traction, and girls were kept from attending school in greater numbers than they are now.  In 2010,

28 Reasons Why Menstrual Hygiene Matters

This post was previously published on Buzzfeed. Written by Elisabeth Epstein of Girls’ Globe and Danielle Keiser of WASH United. We  all may know that menstruation is a natural part of the reproductive cycle, but what some may not realize is that in many developing

The Dry Spell is Over for Women Looking to Lead

Laos runs on water.  Literally.  The self-proclaimed “Battery of Southeast Asia” will soon host 72 dams throughout its one thousand rivers.  While this energy export might benefit the Lao economy, the electricity from these dams rarely reaches the Lao people because it is sent to

Energy Poverty has the Face of a Woman

Approximately 1.2 billion people – almost one fifth of the world’s population – live without access to electricity needed for day-to-day activities, such as lighting the home, keeping children and the elderly cool during the summer, charging your phone’s battery or meeting the needs of

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