Grant Kuipers

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Your Beautiful Indian Rug Was Probably Made By Child Labor

If you’ve bought a hand-made Indian rug, it’s quite likely that it was woven by children, and quite often by slave labor, according to a new study by FXB Center for Health and Human Rights at Harvard University.<p>The report, Tainted Carpets: Slavery and Child Labor in India’s Hand-Made Carpet …

Enough is not enough

It must also be clean<p>IF WATER has the capacity to enhance life, its absence has the capacity to make it miserable. David Gray, a water practitioner …

World Health Organization

Southern African leaders fail to prioritise water and sanitation

Millions of people in southern Africa still lack access to latrines and clean drinking water, says WaterAid<p>The majority of southern Africans are living in an "unrelenting struggle against sanitation and water poverty," according to a new report that accuses governments in the region of failing to …