Advocate Highlight

Read about how volunteers advocating for reproductive health, reproductive justice and environmental conservation across the country - and beyond.

Did you know that the average African woman spends six hours each day fetching and purifying water? Or that 780 million people --about one in nine people worldwide -- lack access to clean water? Christelle Kwizera, a fellow with the Global Population and Environment Program, is drilling wells this summer and next in Rwanda. She recently participated in a Water4  training that taught student activists about groundwater pollution and how to avoid contaminating drinking water sources. Read what she has to say about water scarcity and reproductive health.

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