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.
Sanitation and Hygiene in Africa: Where do We Stand? takes stock of progress made by African countries through the AfricaSan process since 2008 and the progress needed to meet the MDG on sanitation by 2015 and beyond. This book addresses priorities which have been identified by African countries as the key elements which need to be addressed in order to accelerate progress.
L’Afrique pourrait enfin se trouver à un tournant face à la crise de l’assainissement disent les groupes de la société civile ANEW et FAN, l’ONG WaterAid et le WSSCC, ainsi que la campagne End Water Poverty participant à AfricaSan 3 à Kigali.
Source: WSSCC, African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation, WaterAid, End Water Poverty
A regional practitioners workshop on pro poor urban sanitation and hygiene, to be held in Kigali at the end of February 2011, and a call for abstracts is now on the IRC website at http://www.irc.nl/page/39588.