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WSSCC to participate in first National Menstrual Hygiene Management Conference in Uganda

The National Menstrual Hygiene Conference in Uganda, which is being spearheaded by different stakeholders with interest in menstrual hygiene management, aims to champion the theme “Break the Silence: Join the Discourse on Menstrual Management” which is in line with the goal of  International  Menstrual Hygiene Day of creating awareness regarding menstrual hygiene management and enabling women and girls reach their full potential.

2 July 2014

Kenyans celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28 May 2014

On 28 May 2014 - the first global Menstrual Hygiene Day – more than 90 international organisations came together worldwide to break the silence around menstruation and raise awareness about the fun …

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Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya
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30 June 2014
Last updated: Wed, 07/02/2014 - 13:15

Starting the conversation in West and Central Africa - WSSCC and UN Women break the silence on menstruation

WSSCC and UN Women began active implementation of their new partnership when over 600 young women and girls from the Louga region of Senegal were surveyed about their menstrual hygiene knowledge, attitudes and practices from 13 to 15 June 2014. The community-level discussions in Louga, Linguère and Kébémer were the first activity in the joint "Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation" programme. This multi-year partnership aims 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.

25 June 2014

Initiant la conversation en Afrique de l’ouest et du centre, WSSCC et ONU Femmes brisent le silence sur l’hygiène menstruelle

Plus de 600 jeunes femmes et filles de la région de Louga ont été interrogées par le biais de sondages et lors du labo de gestion de l’hygiène menstruelle du 13 au 15 Juin 2014. L’activité qui s’est tenue dans le cadre du programme conjoint « Genre, Hygiène et Assainissement » a été l’événement phare dans les villes de Louga, Linguère et Kébémer durant ce week-end.

19 June 2014

New sanitation partnership changes donor-recipient dynamic and aims to make two Nigerian States free from open defecation

The Government of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Water Resources and the United Nations’ Global Sanitation Fund are working together in a ground breaking partnership which goes far beyond the traditional donor-recipient relationship of most development programmes.

 

Source: WSSCC and NTGS, Federal Ministry of Water Resources of Nigeria
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16 June 2014

Starting the conversation in West and Central Africa - WSSCC and UN Women break the silence on menstruation

WSSCC and UN Women [1] began active implementation of their new partnership when over 600 young women and girls from the [1] http://www.unwomen.org/ …

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Author: JavierAcebal/WSSCC/UN Women
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Louga, Senegal
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16 June 2014
Last updated: Fri, 06/20/2014 - 16:28

Advocacy, communications and monitoring of WASH commitments - WSSCC Benin Workshop Report

The “Advocacy, Communications and Monitoring of WASH Commitments” workshop took place in Cotonou, Benin, from Tuesday 18 to Thursday 20 February 2014. The meeting was organized by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) in association with the Benin Ministry of Health; the Partenariat pour le Développement Municipal, PDM, (Partnership for Municipal Development); and the West African WASH Journalists Network. It brought together some 30 journalists from the aforesaid network, along with others from Asia and East Africa. Civil society organizations active in the education, environment and health sectors also took part in the event.

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Last updated: Fri, 06/13/2014 - 13:32

Plaidoyer, communication et suivi des engagements WASH - Rapport de Réunion

L’atelier « Plaidoyer, communication et suivi des engagements WASH » s’est tenu à Cotonou au Bénin du mardi 18 au jeudi 20 février 2014. Organisé par le Conseil de Concertation pour l’Approvisionnement en Eau et l’Assainissement (WSSCC), en collaboration avec le Ministère de la Santé (MS) du Bénin, le Partenariat pour le Développement Municipal (PDM) et le Réseau de Journalistes WASH pour l’Afrique de l’ouest (WASH JN), cette réunion a regroupé une trentaine de journalistes du même réseau et d’autres venant de l’Asie et de l’Afrique australe.

 

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Last updated: Fri, 06/13/2014 - 13:33

New Violence, Gender and WASH Toolkit launched

WSSCC is proud to be a co-publisher of an important new sector resource, the Violence, Gender and WASH Toolkit.

12 June 2014

Uganda celebrates Menstrual Hygiene Day on 28 May 2014

On 28 May 2014, Ugandans celebrated the launch of Menstrual Hygiene Day with a walk across the center of Kampala which aimed at breaking the silence around menstrual hygiene and joining the discour …

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Kampala, Uganda
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12 June 2014
Last updated: Fri, 06/13/2014 - 13:40