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Research Needed On Sanitation Challenges Among Women, Children

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation’s “Impatient Optimists”: Putting Women and Girls at the Center of Development: Sanitation
Dipika Ailani, associate program officer in the water, sanitation, and hygiene group at the Gates Foundation, discusses the importance of understanding “…the impact of poor sanitation on women and children and the role women play in sanitation investments, decisions, and expenses at a household level…” and poses questions for research that would ultimately inform the work of the sanitation team within the foundation (10/13).