Vasant Kunj, a prosperous and upmarket neighbourhood in Delhi is home to several prominent personalities. However, it is also home to hundreds of families living in a highly cluttered and swamped slum community (popularly known as jhuggi jhopadi basti) in Bandhu Camp.
Despite being one of the world’s fastest growing economies, ensuring water security for its growing population is one of the main challenges facing the country. In this photo story, we look at the struggle of vulnerable rural communities to access clean water in Bundelkhand and explore how improving access to water, sanitation and hygiene services can change their life.
What mothers-to-be like to take to hospitals in their maternity bags? Depending on where in the world they are giving birth, the items women choose to take to the hospital might be life-savers or simple luxuries. WaterAid photographed and interviewed women internationally – from the UK, the US, and Australia, to India, Malawi, Zambia, and Madagascar.