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Theory of planned behavior

The concept was proposed by Icek Ajzen to improve on the predictive power of the theory of reasoned action (see above) by including perceived behavioural control. See Icek Ajzen’s website on Theory of Planned Behaviour (TPB) for more information.

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Last updated: Wed, 03/12/2014 - 12:53

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.

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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.

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7 March 2014

Equality and Non-discrimination in focus at OHCHR-WSSCC session for International Women’s Day

For International Women’s Day, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) will hold a high-level conference called ‘Inspiring Change to Promote Women’s Rights and Dignity’.

6 March 2014

WSSCC interviewed by pan-African news outlet Channel Africa

Following WSSCC’s February workshop for journalists in Benin, Amanda Marlin, Advocacy and Communications Programme Manager,  was interviewed by journalist Fazila Dahall the pan-African news outlet Channel Africa.

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27 February 2014

Menstrual hygiene: a brief guide for girls

Periods are something which every girl and woman experiences during their lives. Learning about periods and knowing what to expect will help stop worry and confusion. These changes are normal and there should be no shame about what is going on.

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Author: UNICEF WASH Section
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Last updated: Wed, 03/12/2014 - 15:07

Low cost Sanitary Pads Production - Experimental study in District Mardan

Proper menstrual hygiene management is one of the most important and basic aspects of feminine health that is unfortunately neglected not just in developing countries but worldwide. Article 25 of International declaration of Human rights states that everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family; including food, clothing, and housing and medical care and necessary social services motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and assistance.

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Author: Syed Shah Nasir, Hina Israr
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Last updated: Thu, 02/27/2014 - 13:29

Hand Made Sanitary Pads - The Process

The Process involved in producing hand made sanitary pads.

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Last updated: Thu, 02/27/2014 - 13:35

Hygiene is very important during menstruation

The video is designed to show in small group settings and explains that unhygenic menstrual practises can cause reproductive tract infections among adolescent girls and women.

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Last updated: Tue, 03/11/2014 - 13:15

Mythri Introduction

Introduction of audio visual training materials noted in WASH and Health for Menstrual Hygiene Management Training of Trainers Manual, v.1.0

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Last updated: Thu, 03/20/2014 - 17:28