An analysis of the different measures carried out in Mexico in the water community to meet the challenge of climate change, highlighting some representative examples, and drawing up some recommendations for possible next steps based on the strengths and weaknesses of the approach adopted thus far.
Today, some 65 representatives of Local Government agencies and civil society organisations in Tanzania participated in a meeting in the capital city Dodoma to learn more about the national Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) programme and their own potential involvement in it.
Exciting things are happening as the Global Sanitation Fund continues to be implemented in Nepal. UN-Habitat is leading the work as the Executing Agencies, and a number of partner Sub-Grantees are working to achieve Open Defecation Free Status in 5 districts and five municipalities. The four components of the GSF programme are
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
The December 28 issue of the New York Times examines the topic of menstrual hygiene management. In October and November 2012 WSSCC arranged a menstrual hygiene management 'lab' as part of the Great WASH Yatra in India. Through the lab WSSCC was able to speak with thousands of young Indian women about their knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding menstrual hygiene management.
On 20th December 2012, Plan International Cambodia and the Ministry of Rural Development (MRD) have launched the training module for Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), School and Community Water, Hygiene and Sanitation (WASH) and Sanitation Marketing.
Water For People-Malawi takes a step back and asks some probing questions about the effectiveness of micro-financing sanitation. Through one woman's story , Water For People looks beyond the repayment/default ratios and statistics to understand whether micro-finance can catalyze a longer term relationship between humans and their toilets.