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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

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

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

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

Sanitation perspectives in the new Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe has seen its ups and downs in terms of WASH services, and the newly signed Government of National Unity presents opportunities for the improvements in WASH. While we look towards the rehabilitation, development and expansion of water and sanitation infrastructure, there is a concern that social values, principles, standards and ethics will not have such an easy or quick fix.

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17 June 2009

Studio WASH: listen – share – act

Is it possible to carry water, sanitation and hygiene messages by the people to the people – irrespective of their educational background, age, sex, religion, location, language and ethnicity? Yes, culture sensitive WASH Radio Campaigns can do it!

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19 September 2008