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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

Menstrual Hygiene in Schools in 2 countries of Francophone West Africa - Burkina Faso and Niger Case Studies in 2013

This report provides information on MHM practices in schools in Burkina Faso and Niger, selected as regionally representative case study countries by UNICEF WCA Regional Office. A comprehensive qualitative survey design characterized by descriptive features was employed in the study. The responses from 60 girls and care-givers in Burkina Faso and Niger provide interesting information on current MHM knowledge and practices.

Publications
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Author: UNICEF
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English
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Last updated: Mon, 11/04/2013 - 16:25

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

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

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

Women for Water Partnership (WfWP)

Women for Water Partnership (WfWP) is a worldwide strategic alliance of local, national and international women’s organisations and networks, active in the areas water & sanitation, poverty and …

Networks
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Water supply, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)
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English
Last updated: Tue, 11/16/2010 - 12:50

Danish Support to Water and Sanitation Sector - Niger

This presentation outlines the technical and financial support to Niger by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Author: DANIDA
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Copenhagen
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Last updated: Thu, 10/07/2010 - 10:58