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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.

Source: WSSCC/UN Women
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
7 March 2014

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
14 December 2012

Taps Run Dry

Winning entry of the WASH Media Awards 2011-2012, Radio Category.

15 August 2012
Last updated: Wed, 08/15/2012 - 15:43

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. …

Author: Lucille B. Isnani
Bukidnon, Philippines
15 July 2011
Last updated: Fri, 07/22/2011 - 17:31

This week's global WASH news

Links to this week's WASH-related articles from around the world:

14 April 2011

Global Handwashing Day 2010

Report on the celebrations for Global Handwashing Day 2010 in Maroua and Yaoundé.

25 February 2011
Last updated: Wed, 03/09/2011 - 15:05

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 …

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

The Global Sanitation Fund

WSSCC's Global Sanitation Fund is designed to help millions of people get access to improve sanitation. Watch the video and see how!

Author: WSSCC
Last updated: Tue, 11/16/2010 - 12:47

The World’s Longest Toilet Queue

Tens of thousand of campaigners made a stand for sanitation and water in The World’s Longest Toilet Queue, 20–22 March 2010.

Sector Initiatives
Last updated: Thu, 11/11/2010 - 18:40