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UN Women and Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council in partnership to improve access to hygiene and sanitation for women and girls

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

Fonds Mondial Pour l' Assainissement - Rapport d'avancement

Read the 2012 Progress Report on WSSCC's Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) which has impacted some 102,970 people so far. Details of programmes being implemented in Cambodia, India, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, Senegal and Uganda, together with People's Voices telling their stories are just some of features of this publication.

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French
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Last updated: Tue, 04/10/2012 - 12:05

Water, Sanitation and Disabilities in Rural West Africa - Enhancing access and use of WASH facilities

West Africa is home to some of the poorest communities in the world. Within these communities, the disabled are often the most excluded and vulnerable. This study assesses the problem of water and sanitation and disabilities, and provides reommendations, solutions and for engaging with disabled and communities.

Publications
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Author: Ray Norman
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English
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PDF
Last updated: Thu, 12/22/2011 - 11:16

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

World Water Day 2011 in Mali

World Water Day 2011 - a mobilization objective fully reached.

Mali
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March 2011
Last updated: Tue, 03/29/2011 - 09:45

Regional WASH Media Journalists Network in West Africa

The regional network will act as a platform to share knowledge and experience between journalists, work together at key moments for maximum campaigning impact, amplify the voices of the poor, support national networks and project WASH issues at the regional, continental and international level.

Sector Initiatives
Last updated: Tue, 02/21/2012 - 18:35

Zambia, Mali host workhops on Community-Led Total Sanitation

Professionals in Africa are gathering this week and next in Zambia and Mali, respectively, for two important training workshops on Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS).

Source: WSSCC
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18 November 2010

The Global Sanitation Fund

WSSCC's Global Sanitation Fund is designed to help millions of people get access to improve sanitation. Watch the video and see how!

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Author: WSSCC
Last updated: Tue, 11/16/2010 - 12:47