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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

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. 

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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

WSSCC Chair expresses condolences on the passing of Ms. Nomathemba Neseni, a noted human rights commissioner, WASH advocate and Steering Committee Member

Ms. Nomathemba Neseni, a respected human rights commissioner, WASH advocate and WSSCC Steering Committee Member, passed away 30 August 2012 in Harare, Zimbabwe, after a short illness. WSSCC’s Chair, Prof. Anna Tibaijuka, expressed the organization’s deep condolences to her family and to Mr. Lovemore Mujuru, Acting Executive Director of the Institute of Water and Sanitation Development (IWSD) in Zimbabwe, the institute she led. 

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31 August 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

Learning Brief - Sanitation and social empowerment

How can water and sanitation provision empower the urban poor?

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Author: Homeless International
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Last updated: Thu, 01/03/2013 - 10:51

Learning Brief - Land tenure and sanitation

How do land tenure issues affect sanitation provision for the urban poor?

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Author: Homeless International
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Last updated: Thu, 08/16/2012 - 10:20

Strategy To Accelerate Access To Sanitation And Hygiene, July 2011 - June 2015

Zimbabwe has a long history of championing innovative approaches to safesanitation improvements. While specific technologies such as the VentilatedImproved Pit Latrine (VIP) rejuvenated improved sanitation access worldwide,the use of social marketing strategies, such as the Participatory Health andHygiene Education (PHHE), provided a strong impetus to positive behaviorchange. The National Action Committee (NAC) for rural water supply andsanitation created in the mid-1980s has over the years not only providedleadership in the sub-sector, but also assured co-ordination of efforts, crosscuttinglearning and become a repository of valuable experiences and lessons.

Zimbabwe
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31 October 2011
Last updated: Thu, 12/01/2011 - 11:54

Remarks BY HONOURABLE Deputy Minister of health and child welfare, Douglas. T. mombeshora (MP) On the occasion of the LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL SANITATION WEEK MUCHEKE STADIUM, CITY OF MASVINGO

Remarks BY HONOURABLE Deputy Minister of health and child welfare, Douglas. T. mombeshora (MP) On the occasion of the LAUNCH OF THE NATIONAL SANITATION WEEK MUCHEKE STADIUM, CITY OF MASVINGO

Zimbabwe
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28 October 2011
Last updated: Fri, 10/28/2011 - 13:46

Tubig sa Banga (Water in a Jar)

Water sources are abundant in many upland communities in rural areas, particularly in the Bukidnon Province., home of the watersheds and famous for the scenic and historic Mount Kitanglad. …

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Author: Lucille B. Isnani
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Bukidnon, Philippines
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15 July 2011
Last updated: Fri, 07/22/2011 - 17:31