Sanitation, Hygiene and Water for All

  • Breaking Taboos through Innovative Partnerships
    Breaking Taboos through Innovative Partnerships

    During the 2015 Volvo Ocean Race, WSSCC and SCA held joint menstrual hygiene trainings in many countries around the world. See how our partnership triggered girls and women to break the silence and turn shame into pride.

              
    Last updated: Thu, 07/09/2015 - 16:45
  • People-centred, nationally-led programmes empower 7 million to end open defecation
    People-centred, nationally-led programmes empower 7 million to end open defecation

    Between 2013 and 2014 alone, the GSF reported an almost 90 percent increase in the number of people living open-defecation free in target regions of 13 countries  across Africa and Asia. Read more! 

              
    Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:48
  • WSSCC at AfricaSan: check out our blog!
    WSSCC at AfricaSan: check out our blog!

    President Macky Sall of Senegal visited the WSSCC Menstrual Hygiene Management Lab during an exciting AfricaSan conference taking place in Dakar. Read our fantastic blog here!

              
    Last updated: Wed, 05/27/2015 - 19:04
  • AfricaSan 2015: The Ngor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene
    AfricaSan 2015: The Ngor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene

    The Vision articulated by African Ministers responsible for Sanitation & Hygiene at AfricaSan 4, Dakar, Senegal: Achieve universal access to adequate and sustainable sanitation & hygiene services and eliminate open defecation by 2030. Click for full declaration in English and French.

              
    Last updated: Wed, 05/27/2015 - 20:38
  • WASH champions celebrated at AfricaSan Awards
    WASH champions celebrated at AfricaSan Awards

    The 2015 AfricaSan awards, held at the King Fahd Palace in Dakar on 26 May, celebrated water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) leaders who have made major strides and broken down barriers in WASH across Africa. Read more!

              
    Last updated: Tue, 06/02/2015 - 09:53
  • Yes is the answer
    Yes is the answer

    2.5 billion people lack toilets today but don't have to tomorrow. Technologies, approaches and skilled people are ready. Hard work, plain talk, strong leadership and demand creation are remedies.

              
    Last updated: Wed, 12/11/2013 - 18:41
  • CLTS - When the community decides to go open-defecation free
    CLTS - When the community decides to go open-defecation free

    Community-led total sanitation (CLTS) is an innovative way to achieve communities free from open defecation. It changes people’s behaviour by shifting mindsets – to focus their desire for, and triggering them to build a sanitation system themselves.

              
    Last updated: Thu, 09/25/2014 - 14:29

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In focus

In focus

In The Guardian, WSSCC Senior Programme Officer Carolien van der Voorden explains how access through CLTS is a way of empowering the most disadvantaged. Read the article.

Last updated: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 14:18

Resources

Resources

A new report shows that the Global Sanitation Fund has supported governments and hundreds of their national partners in 13 countries to enable 7 million people in more than 20,500 communities to end open defecation: English, French.

Last updated: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 14:31

Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence

Kersti Strandqvist from SCA, MHM expert Archana Patkar and WSSCC Director Chris Williams tell us how private public partnerships can make a difference for girls and women around the world. Watch the video.

Last updated: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 15:06

Advocate for WASH

Advocate for WASH

WSSCC and the Global Poverty Project support the Women for Water and Sanitation Declaration. You can take action too. Click here for more.

Last updated: Mon, 07/06/2015 - 15:00

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Reaching the Unreached: Listening to South Asian voices on Equity and Inclusion in WASH. Click the YouTube button at right to see our other videos!

Last updated: Mon, 12/09/2013 - 17:27

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