Women, water and what it means to ‘have it all’

For millions of women and girls in poor countries, collecting water for their families each day is not just a chore—it’s a symbol of gender oppression.
Mar 22, 2013

Who gives a crap about World Water Day?

As if high school isn’t awkward enough, I’m sitting among tittering teenagers in Chief Sealth’s auditorium listening to a man yell about poop.

Why I’m celebrating World Water Day, rain or shine.

Growing up in Jordan, we were taught in school just how scarce water is. There were constant campaigns on how to use water, how important it is to turn off the faucet while brushing your teeth or washing the dishes, even how to collect the water while waiting for it to warm up before a […]
Mar 21, 2012