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Post-SACOSAN meeting provides opportunities for shared learning, collaboration across regions…

Members of the Inter-Country Working Group (ICWG) on sanitation in South Asia recently met in Kathmandu, Nepal from 11 to 13 February 2014, to review the progress being made on the actions from the declarations that were made at the fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN).

14 February 2014

Equity and inclusion in South Asia

This report is a consolidated analysis of six case studies from five South Asian countries that provide deeper insights into the equity and inclusion issues related to providing sanitation services. This study aims to inform discussions at SACOSAN V and contribute to the formulation of concrete commitments targeting poor, marginalised and vulnerable communities in sanitation development policies and programmes. We are very grateful to Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) for having the trust in FANSA and providing the funding support that enabled this study.

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Urmila Chanam wins the Laadli Media and Advertising Award for an article on menstrual hygiene

Urmila Chanam is a Social Development Professional in HIV/AIDS, Gender Rights Activist & Journalist.  She won the Laadli Media and Advertising Award for Gender Sensitivity in Hyderabad for her article " We don't talk about it at all: The taboo of menstruation in rural Maharashtra, a major deterrent in achieving menstrualhygiene” carried on India Water Portal 

4 February 2014

Executive Director interviewed in Tanzania Daily News

WSSCC Executive Director Chris Williams, while on mission in East Africa, met with a journalist from the Tanzania Daily News, and discussed the work of the organization in the country.

 

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3 February 2014

We can't wait: we should work together to tackle sanitation for women’s health

The report, We Can’t Wait, was presented on the 19th November 2013 at a UN event in New York which celebrates recognition of the first official World Toilet Day. The day served to remind the world that over 2.5 billion people lack access to an adequate toilet, with devastating consequences in particular for the well-being, health, education and empowerment of women and girls worldwide.

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Il y a urgence: on doit œuvrer ensemble en faveur de l’assainissement

Intitulé Il y a urgence, le rapport a été présenté le 19 Novembre 2013 à l’occasion d’un événement organisé par les Nations Unies à New York pour marquer officiellement la première Journée mondiale des toilettes. Cette journée sert à rappeler au monde que plus de 2,5 milliards de personnes n’ont toujours pas accès à des toilettes appropriées, ce qui a des conséquences dévastatrices, notamment sur le bien-être, la santé, l’éducation et l’autonomisation des femmes et des filles dans le monde entier. 

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Promoting Hygiene Practices to Boost Shared Prosperity in LAC Countries Integrating Behavior Change and Hygiene in Public Policy: Four Key Dimensions

During the past decade countries in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) region have lifted more than 50 million people out of poverty, yet half of the rural population in the region still lacks access to sanitation and approximately 20% to drinking water. In January 2012, policy makers, scholars and practitioners from 9 LAC countries came together in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to explore the opportunities and challenges of integrating in a more systematic and sustainable way the promotion of hygiene and sanitation behavioral change into water and sanitation investments.

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Author: Water and Sanitation Program (WSP)/World Bank
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