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Many Hands: Harmonising Capacity, Knowledge and Documentation in Sanitation and Hygiene

“This report is important as it highlights the outcomes from a rare meeting that brought together a core group of partners working on capacity, knowledge and documentation in WASH for the purposes of formulating a shared plan of action,” said Carolien Van der Voorden, Senior Programme Officer for Networking and Knowledge Management at WSSCC.

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Author: Andrew Kanyegirire, Carolien van der Voorden
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Last updated: Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:26

New WSSCC report calls for improved harmonisation and coordination in the WASH sector

The drive for improved coordination between development agencies became a top priority after both the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness of 2005 and the Accra Agenda for Action in 2008 warned that the duplication of efforts by donors placed an unnecessary burden on partner countries and ultimately impinged potential development results.

17 April 2014

WSSCC among participants at April 11 Sanitation and Water for All meeting, where ministers and influencers aim to accelerate WASH progress

On April 11, the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership will hold its High Level Meeting 2014 in Washington, D.C. SWA is a global partnership of over 90 developing country governments, donors, civil society organizations and other development partners working together to catalyse political leadership and action, improve accountability and use scarce resources more effectively. Partners work towards a common vision of universal access to safe water and adequate sanitation.

 

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4 April 2014

What a day! UN partners WSSCC and OHCHR gather diverse stakeholders to foreground sanitation, rights and dignity for women

Grass-roots activists shared inspirational experiences on reducing female circumcision in Senegal, raising awareness of lesbian and transgender issues in Nepal and working for the dignity of sex workers in India at a special meeting at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva on Friday.

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7 March 2014

Equality and Non-discrimination in focus at OHCHR-WSSCC session for International Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will hold a high-level conference called ‘Inspiring Change to Promote Women’s Rights and Dignity’.

6 March 2014

Low cost Sanitary Pads Production - Experimental study in District Mardan

Proper menstrual hygiene management is one of the most important and basic aspects of feminine health that is unfortunately neglected not just in developing countries but worldwide. Article 25 of International declaration of Human rights states that everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family; including food, clothing, and housing and medical care and necessary social services motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and assistance.

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Author: Syed Shah Nasir, Hina Israr
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Last updated: Thu, 02/27/2014 - 13:29

Hand Made Sanitary Pads - The Process

The Process involved in producing hand made sanitary pads.

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Last updated: Thu, 02/27/2014 - 13:35

Hygiene is very important during menstruation

The video is designed to show in small group settings and explains that unhygenic menstrual practises can cause reproductive tract infections among adolescent girls and women.

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Last updated: Tue, 03/11/2014 - 13:15

Mythri Introduction

Introduction of audio visual training materials noted in WASH and Health for Menstrual Hygiene Management Training of Trainers Manual, v.1.0

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Last updated: Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:28

Mythri Part One: Common Questions

Mythri Part One: Common Questions of audio visual training materials noted in WASH and Health for Menstrual Hygiene Management Training of Trainers Manual, v.1.0

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Last updated: Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:28