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Celebrating Womanhood: How better menstrual hygiene management is the path to better health, dignity and business

There are many candidates for the title of “last taboo,” but in 2013, menstruation has one of the strongest claims on it. The power of this taboo has meant that even in the field of WASH, menstruation has remained imprisoned by silence, stigma and neglect.

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Author: Rose George
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Last updated: Wed, 02/26/2014 - 17:46

Hommage à la femme: Comment une meilleure gestion de l'hygiène menstruelle conduit à une meilleure santé, plus de dignité et d’épanouissement professionnel

On compte de nombreux candidats au titre d'« ultime tabou », mais en 2013, les menstruations sont particulièrement bien placées pour prétendre à ce titre. Ce tabou est si fort que même dans le domaine WASH, les menstruations sont restées prisonnières du silence, de la stigmatisation
et d'un profond désintérêt.

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Author: Rose George
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Last updated: Wed, 02/26/2014 - 17:50

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

Water, sanitation and hygiene Post 2015 - NEW FACT SHEET 12 pages

By 2030:

• to eliminate open defecation;

• to achieve universal access to basic drinking water, sanitation and hygiene for households, schools and health facilities; 

• to halve the proportion of the population without access at home to safely managed drinking water and sanitation services; and

• to progressively eliminate inequalities in access.

24 February 2014

Call for Expression of Interest and Proposal To Implement the GSF Programme in Tanzania

Call for Expression of Interest and Proposal To Implement the Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania (UMATA) Programme in Dodoma Region

21 February 2014

Executive Director Chris Williams highlights 7 challenges and opportunities during UN Post-2015 thematic debate on water, sanitation and hygiene

WSSCC Executive Director Christopher Williams was a key speaker on day one of the Thematic Debate on 'Water, Sanitation, and Sustainable Energy in the Post-2015 Development Agenda' convened in New York at UN Headquarters on 18-19 February 2014.  Dr. Williams highlighted 7 important areas that the international and national development communities must address in order to speed up progress on current and future water and sanitation goals and targets. 

 

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19 February 2014

Journalists gather in Cotonou to place spotlight on African commitments to water and sanitation

Less than a year from the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), journalists in Africa are casting a critical eye on the progress in water, sanitation and hygiene improvements being achieved by African governments, and the on-going challenges in this priority sector. This week, some 40 journalists and other stakeholders are gathering in a regional media workshop organized by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) in Cotonou, Benin.

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18 February 2014

Des journalistes se rassemblent à Cotonou pour placer les engagements africains en matière d'eau et d'assainissement sous le feu des projecteurs

À moins d'un an de l'échéance des objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD), des journalistes en Afrique portent un regard critique sur les progrès accomplis par les gouvernements africains en vue d'améliorer l'approvisionnement en eau, l'assainissement et l'hygiène, ainsi que sur les défis persistants posés par ce secteur prioritaire. Cette semaine, plus de 40 journalistes et autres parties prenantes se rassemblent à l'occasion d'un atelier des médias régionaux organisé par le Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement (WSSCC) à Cotonou, au Bénin.

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18 February 2014

Journalists gather in Cotonou to place spotlight on African commitments to water and sanitation

In partnership with the Ministry of Health of Benin, and the Partenariat pour le Développement Municipal (Partnership for Municipal Development), WSSCC arranged a regional workshop 18 to 20 Februar …

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18 February 2014
Last updated: Wed, 02/19/2014 - 16:20

RFP deadline for Global Sanitation Fund Executing Agency in Kenya is 31 March

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council and its Global Sanitation Fund have issued a Request for Proposals for an Executing Agency to manage and coordinate its planned grant in Kenya. The overall goal of the GSF programme in Kenya is to reach almost 2 million people who will be sensitized on improved sanitation and hygiene practices. The successful organization will be the recipient and trustee of GSF funds in Kenya.

 

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17 February 2014