Swimming Upstream: Why Sanitation, Hygiene and Water Are so Important to Mothers and Their Daughters

Bulletin of the World Health Organization

So many things impact the health and well-being of women as they navigate their childbearing years. The most under-recognized of these are water, sanitation and hygiene, yet the benefits of these basic interventions are extensive and self perpetuating, impacting women and their daughters from generation to generation.

Swimming Upstream: Why Sanitation, Hygiene and Water Are so Important to Mothers and Their Daughters. C. Brocklehurst, J. Bartram. 2010. Bulletin of the World Health Organization 88:7, pp. 482–482. doi.org/10.2471/BLT.10.080077