Open defecation in Cambodia is among the highest in the world (65%) and stunting of under-five year old children remains high at 40%. A new research brief from the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), "Investing in the Next Generation: Growing Tall and Smart with Toilets", examines how the level of open defecation in a community is associated with shorter children in Cambodia.
This briefing paper highlights some of the complex factors relating to equitable access to sanitation in South Asia, by illustrating case studies from countries across the region. It analyses barriers to access through the lens of social, economic, political, geographic, environmental and administrative factors.
Le rapport annuelduWSSCCestun compte rendu denosactivités etengagementsau cours de l'année 2012.Lesactivités font partiedu mandat del'organisation afin d'améliorerl'accèspour les 2,5milliards de personnessansassainissementetles 780 millions de personnes privées d'eaupotable.L'année derniere a été marquéepar des améliorationsdans la prestationdu Fondsmondial pour l'assainissementet la nomination deChrisWilliamsen tant que Directeurexécutif du WSSCCen Octobre 2012.
Through The Medium of Documentary Film and Art we are trying to create Awareness Among the Masses about Girl Child Education , Menstrual Hygiene, Sanitation and Safe Drinking Water and trying to relate how Girl Child education is directly suffering due to bad sanitation facilities , unsafe drinking water and lack of knowledge to obtain the same.
The most cost-effective way to improve access for children with disabilities is to incorporate accessibility into the design for school WASH facilities from the outset rather than making expensive changes later: it is only 3% additional costs, yet contributes significantly to equitable sanitation services.