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UN Women and Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council in partnership to improve access to hygiene and sanitation for women and girls

On the margins of International Women's Day commemoration across Senegal and West and Central Africa, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) have formed an official partnership. The aim is to take action and to strengthen policies in health, hygiene and sanitation in order to contribute to improving economic and social living conditions for women and girls in West and Central Africa.

Source: WSSCC/UN Women
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9 March 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.

Source: WSSCC
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7 March 2014

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 engagement opportunities with India and Togo Global Sanitation Fund programmes

Non-governmental organizations, civil society groups and private sector companies are invited to explore engagement opportunities with two Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) programmes, India and Togo.

Source: WSSCC
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30 October 2012

Do you want to help shape the future of sanitation and hygiene in your country?

WSSCC is currently seeking to recruit a number of National Coordinators for priority countries in Africa and Asia. This concerns a voluntary position with only small, partial compensation and an appointment for three years.

National Coordinators are an essential part of WSSCC’s operational structure. They benefit from their link to WSSCC through their increased ability to influence sanitation and hygiene programming and sector coordination, strengthen advocacy, access funds, link to international campaigns or otherwise use WSSCC’s international profile. The relationship between WSSCC and its National Coordinators is one of mutual benefit and strength for advocacy for sanitation and hygiene, at all levels. Read more!

2 July 2012

New videos on sanitation and hygiene in South Asia, Global Sanitation Fund

Check out these new video resources from WSSCC.

Source: WSSCC
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8 April 2011

New National Coordinators speak about their experiences and expectations

During the Meeting of National Coordinators (NCs) and Regional Representatives (RRs) in May, WSSCC's Tatiana Fedotova and David Trouba met the newest NCs to discuss the water, sanitation and hygiene issues in their countries, their WASH Coalitions and their impressions of the meeting in Geneva.

Source: WSSCC
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2 June 2008