Key Resource Centre at Uttarakahnd Academy of Administration organized the national workshop on Community-Led approaches in the context of the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA), in collaboration with WSSCC with the support of Ministry of Drinking Water & sanitation, Government of India.
The SHARE Research Consortium and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) have joined together to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) with a total value of £400,000 for research on sanitation and women in India.
This note is an attempt to analyse the partnerships and collaborations in place in Jharkhand to improve programme interventions and contribute to wider sector debates and learning as a strategy towards continuous improvement of sanitation and hygiene status in the project districts
This study covered twelve villages across Dumka, Deoghar and Saraikela Kharsawan districts in Jharkhand as part of the learning exercise.The observations and lessons elaborated in this note take into account the issues of equity in access to, and use and benefits of improved sanitation services in these three districts.
The Global Sanitation Fund in India supports demand driven community led interventions aimed at enabling access to and effective use of improved sanitation facilities and hygiene promotion at scale in select locations in Bihar, Assam and Jharkhand.
At least 23 percent of girls in India leave school when they start menstruating and the rest miss an average of five days during each monthly menstrual period between the ages of 12 and 18, according to WSSCC, a partnership run by government, non-governmental organisation (NGO) members and a United Nations-hosted secretariat.
Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India and UNICEF jointly developed, along with other partners, the National Sanitation and Hygiene Advocacy and Communication Strategy Framework 2012-2017.
Author: Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Government of India