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Starting the conversation in West and Central Africa - WSSCC and UN Women break the silence on menstruation

WSSCC and UN Women began active implementation of their new partnership when over 600 young women and girls from the Louga region of Senegal were surveyed about their menstrual hygiene knowledge, attitudes and practices from 13 to 15 June 2014. The community-level discussions in Louga, Linguère and Kébémer were the first activity in the joint "Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation" programme. This multi-year partnership aims 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.

19 June 2014

Starting the conversation in West and Central Africa - WSSCC and UN Women break the silence on menstruation

WSSCC and UN Women [1] began active implementation of their new partnership when over 600 young women and girls from the [1] http://www.unwomen.org/ …

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Author: JavierAcebal/WSSCC/UN Women
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Louga, Senegal
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16 June 2014
Last updated: Fri, 06/20/2014 - 16:28

Capacity, knowledge and documentation in sanitation and hygiene – calling for harmonisation and coordination

The drive for improved coordination between development agencies became a top priority after both the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness of 2005 and the Accra Agenda for Action in 2008 warned that the duplication of efforts by donors placed an unnecessary burden on partner countries and ultimately impinged potential development results.

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27 May 2014

Beyond the anecdotal, unscientific or hard-to-validate: new grant opportunity from WSSCC on impact evaluation in sanitation

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) has announced a Call For Proposals (CFP) for grant support for work relating to the ‘design and implementation of impact evaluation of sanitation and hygiene programmes’.  The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2014. 

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19 May 2014

New UNICEF/WHO report says WASH gains mask growing inequalities

DUBAI, 8 May 2014 (IRIN) - Inequalities in access to clean drinking water and sanitation persist and in some cases are getting worse, although close to two billion people globally have gained access to clean drinking water and sanitation since 1990, according to new data from the World Health Organization and the UN Children’s Fund.

Source: IRIN News
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8 May 2014

Video: Getting to everyone everywhere -- new principles to tackle an old (WASH) reality

"Getting to everyone everywhere: new operating principles to tackle an old reality" was the name of a presentation on equity, equality and inclusion in WASH made by Archana Patkar, WSSCC Programme Manager for Networking and Knowledge Management, at the WASH 2014 conference in Brisbane, Australia, in March.

 

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6 May 2014

Many Hands: Harmonising Capacity, Knowledge and Documentation in Sanitation and Hygiene

“This report is important as it highlights the outcomes from a rare meeting that brought together a core group of partners working on capacity, knowledge and documentation in WASH for the purposes of formulating a shared plan of action,” said Carolien Van der Voorden, Senior Programme Officer for Networking and Knowledge Management at WSSCC.

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Author: Andrew Kanyegirire, Carolien van der Voorden
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Last updated: Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:26

WASH Media Awards- 5th Edition

CALL FOR ENTRIES
WSSCC and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) welcome entries for the 5th edition of the WASH Media Awards.

 

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Author: WSSCC
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English
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Last updated: Thu, 04/24/2014 - 16:19

Fact Sheets on Post-2015 WASH Targets and Indicators

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Author: WSSCC
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WHO/UNICEF
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2014
Last updated: Mon, 05/26/2014 - 15:22

Fact Sheets on Post-2015 WASH Targets and Indicators

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Author: WSSCC
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WHO/UNICEF
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2014
Last updated: Mon, 05/26/2014 - 14:36