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Linking with Those at Standing Rock

I stand in solidarity with the water protectors. Native Americans from nearly 300 tribes united to protect the water by protesting the Dakota Access Pipeline. This pipeline would transport 450,000 barrels of crude oil per day across sacred burial grounds and Lake Oahe on the

The Role of Water in the Struggle for Rights

While A Spring of Hope’s mission is to bring water to impoverished rural South African schools in order to provide sustainable economic development to all in the community, our work has a significant and unique impact for girls and women. One very critical area that

Celebrate Women and Water this March

At 19 years old, my French professor asked me if I believed in female solidarity, strengthening the core of women’s empowerment by supporting other females. At the time, the concept didn’t mean much to me. As I grew more aware of the issues women face

World Water Day: Clean Water is Only the Beginning

Written by Suzy Vickers, Public Relations Manager, WaterAid ​This morning 13-year-old Ze got up and went to school. This might not sound very remarkable, 13-year-olds girls go to school all the time, don’t they? For Ze, this was a truly momentous day. I met Ze a

Little BIG Africa: Water and Sanitation Post-2015

2015 is sure to be a historic year for girls and women.  Worldwide efforts are ensuring that they will be a focus of the next set of development goals, voices speaking out against FGM are growing louder, the Malala effect is continuing to spread, and

Food Security From the Ground Up

This is a guest post by Debby Rooney, cofounder of BEADS for Education. Teenagers in Kenya, like 16-year-old Charity, know devastating drought and famine firsthand. Charity can still recall the memories of a devastating drought and famine in 2009: A great famine befell the land

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