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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

5th South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN) in Nepal - Conference Report

The South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN), a government-led biennial convention held on a rotational basis in each SAARC member country, provides an interactive platform for improving sanitation in South Asia. The first conference was held in Bangladesh in 2003, the second in Pakistan in 2006, the third in India in 2008 and the fourth in Sri Lanka in 2011. The fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation, SACOSAN-V was organized by the Government of Nepal, Ministry of Urban Development with the theme “Sanitation for All: All for Sanitation”.

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Author: Ministry of Urban Development, Nepal
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Last updated: Mon, 12/16/2013 - 16:19

Sanitation and reduced inequalities in South Asia - Briefing Note

This briefing paper highlights some of the complex factors relating to equitable access to sanitation in South Asia, by illustrating case studies from countries across the region. It analyses barriers to access through the lens of social, economic, political, geographic, environmental and administrative factors.

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Author: WSSCC
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Last updated: Thu, 10/31/2013 - 11:57

South Asian sanitation conference ends with call to be open defecation free by 2023

The fifth SACOSAN conference –a government-led biennial convention held on a rotational basis in each of the eight countries off South Asia – concluded 24 October in Kathmandu, Nepal, with a call “to an open defecation free South Asia by 2023 and to progressively move towards sustainable environmental sanitation.”

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25 October 2013

Special notice for members: Nominations sought by 10 January 2013 for SIDS, Latin America, and Global Steering Committee seat election

In January, WSSCC will begin elections to fill three open seats on WSSCC’s government body, its member-elected Steering Committee. 

Source: WSSCC
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14 December 2012

New National Coordinators appointed

WSSCC is pleased to announce the appointment of 13 new National Coordinators (NC) from across Africa and Asia.

14 December 2012

New WSSCC National Coordinators announcement

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is pleased to announce that it has completed the recruitment of National Coordinators (NC) from across Africa and Asia for nine of its priority countries.

12 October 2012

Life In Dhaka’s Largest Slum

Each day poses new threats and new questions for Jahan Ara, 33: Whether to eat food cooked beside the rolling sewage near her home or stay hungry and avoid disease? …

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14 August 2012
Last updated: Wed, 08/15/2012 - 15:44

Life In Dhaka’s Largest Slum

Each day poses new threats and new questions for Jahan Ara, 33: Whether to eat food cooked beside the rolling sewage near her home or stay hungry and avoid disease?

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Author: Alka Pande
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13 August 2012
Last updated: Tue, 08/14/2012 - 10:32

Water, Sanitation and Public health news==Local Government bodies fail to achieve target due to low budget allocation

This is the news published in a Daily National News paper named 'The Financial Express' on water, sanitation and public health at Kuliarchar, Kishorgonj District. …

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Author: The Financial Express
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Kuliarchar, Kishorgonj, Bangladesh
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18 June 2012
Last updated: Fri, 08/17/2012 - 18:30