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Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights
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Ten artists respond to a decade of UN recognition for water, sanitation as vital human rights

WaterAid commissioned 10 visual artists from across the Global South to interpret the far-reaching impact access to clean water and decent sanitation has on people’s lives and the role these vital basics play in the realisation of other human rights

World Water Day: 1 billion Indians live without clean water supply, report suggests
India

World Water Day: 1 billion Indians live without clean water supply, report suggests

Ranked 120 out of 122 nations for water quality, 75% of households in India lack clean water access.

Study shows that India extracts more groundwater than China and US combined, despite water crisis
India

Study shows that India extracts more groundwater than China and US combined, despite water crisis

India accounts for one-fourth of the total groundwater extracted globally, more than that of China and US combined, says an analysis by WaterAid.

The lost tribes of India: For vulnerable indigenous communities, is integration the only answer?
Life

The lost tribes of India: For vulnerable indigenous communities, is integration the only answer?

For India's tribes, initiatives that help in sustaining a traditional way of life while improving access to modern facilities could provide a way forward

With around 48 mil, India has largest number of stunted children, says report
India

With around 48 mil, India has largest number of stunted children, says report

Around 48 million children or two in every five children under the age of five years in India are stunted, making India home to largest number of stunted children in world in terms of volumes, a new report said on Tuesday.

What kills more women than AIDS and breast cancer? Dirty water
World

What kills more women than AIDS and breast cancer? Dirty water

Diseases spread through dirty water and poor sanitation are the fifth biggest killer of women worldwide, causing more deaths than AIDS, diabetes or breast cancer, researchers say.