The WIP The global source for women's perspectives

‘No Toilet, No Bride’: Sanitation Solutions in India

by Lesley D. Biswas –India– A version of the following article was originally published on October 1, 2010. Despite staggering rates of illness and disease from […]

Disease & Illness, Feature Articles, India, NGO's, The World, Waste

The Story of Stuff’s Annie Leonard Says “It’s so solvable”: 2009 Bioneers Conference Focuses on Solutions

by Kimberly N. Chase – USA – Walking through any one of America’s big cities, the wind may brush a candy bar wrapper across the street […]

Animals & Environment, Conservation, Feature Articles, Films & Documentaries, NGO's, Politics & Democracy, The World, Waste

Corruption Reduces the Basic Need for Water and Adequate Sanitation to an Elusive Dream for Billions

by Tess Raposas – Philippines – In coastal communities all over the Philippines, it is ironic that seawater is abundant everywhere but effectively, there’s not a […]

Criminal Justice, Feature Articles, Natural Resources, Philippines, The World, Waste, Water

Women in the Philippines Demand a Solution: Lack of Clean Water and Sanitation Facilities Threatens Their Children and Their Lives

by Imelda V. Abaño – Philippines – For Edna Dela Cruz, water is life, but it’s also backbreaking work. As a young child, she trudged barefoot […]

Children's Rights, Disease & Illness, Feature Articles, Philippines, The World, Waste, Water

The Toxic Trade in Electronics Waste: Out of Sight, Out of Mind

by Victoria Stirling – Canada – Tragedies causing sickness, death and the poisoning of the environment in countries far away from us are devastating many Third […]

Feature Articles, Technology, Waste

A Review of ‘Made to Break”: Technology and Obsolescence in America

by Anna Clark USA Green consciousness is finally hitting that bastion of carbon emissions with a war-inducing appetite for oil: the American automobile. Between the nationwide […]

Arts & Culture, Books, Feature Articles, Technology, United States, Waste