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UN Women and WSSCC partner for women and girls in West Africa

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

Liberian CSOs help government view budgeting with human rights glasses

On 18 July 2012, in Monrovia, a briefing paper on human rights based analysis (HRBA) of the national budget was presented to a joints house and senate committee by 15 civil society organizations headed by Citizens United to Promote Peace and Democracy in Liberia (CUPPADL). 


 

23 July 2012

Liberia CSOs Working Group 2012 World Water Day Campaign report

Diarrhoea is one of the leading causes of death in Liberia (WHO 2008). Over 40% of Liberia’s schools are unable to provide safe water for their pupils (WSP). US$1 investment in WASH can bring about US$9 return to Liberia’s economy (HDR 2006).On 22 March the WASH civil society Working Group in Liberia and sector partners organized a six kilometre walk to demand an end to the water crisis and corruption in water services. For more information read the 2012 Campaign report.
Liberia
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3 April 2012
Last updated: Tue, 04/03/2012 - 14:50

Journalists from the West Africa WASH Journalists Network working in Liberia

The General Assembly of the West Africa WASH Journalists Network was held in Monrovia, Liberia, from 13 to 18 February 2012. …

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Author: WSSCC
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Monrovia, Liberia
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February 2012
Last updated: Wed, 02/22/2012 - 14:30

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

Sanitation and Water for All mission to Liberia

At President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's invitation, several Partners in the Sanitation and Water for All initiative (SWA)  will join the Government of Liberia to undertake a Joint Multi-donor Mission on sanitation and water from April 27-May 3, 2011.  

Source: WSSCC/Sanitation and Water for All
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2 May 2011

La mission de l’Eau et l’assainissement pour tous au Libéria

Plusieurs partenaires de l’initiative Eau et assainissement pour tous (SWA) ont rejoint le gouvernement du Libéria, sur invitation de la présidente Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, afin de mener une mission conjointe de divers donateurs sur l’assainissement et l’eau du 27 avril au 3 mai 2011. 

Source: WSSCC/Sanitation and Water for All
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2 May 2011

CSO-WASH Annual Report 2010

This Annual Report of CSO Wash Coalition for 2010 highlights their activities for the World's Longest Toilet Queue, Global Handwashing Day, conducting District WASH Forums, hygiene education and political advocacy.

Liberia
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25 February 2011
Last updated: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 17:30