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Needs and Trends in Menstrual Management: A Global Analysis (FORTHCOMING)

Using nationally representative Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) data from 58 developing countries, we show number of females menstruating globally, regionally and by age group. In order to understand the degree to which menstrual hygiene practices and waste disposal interface with particular sanitation system types, we estimate the number of women menstruating by broad categories of sanitation facilities in each region and globally. Finally, we make use of international trade flow data to characterize the dramatic expansion of imports to developing countries of menstrual products.

Author: Hoffmann, V, Sebastian, A, and Adelman, S., Waterlines
Last updated: Fri, 03/21/2014 - 12:34

Water and Sanitation Program (WSP), World Bank, Handwashing with Soap Toolkit

The behavior change module introduces the theory of change and key components of the approach WSP used in the project. This module includes four presentations:

  1. Behavior Change Overview
  2. FOAM Framework (see below)
  3. Enabling Products
  4. Monitoring

The Tools section includes a link to a database of enabling products for handwashing maintained by WSP, and the Country Intervention tab provides links to the country pages which shares documents, videos, and other materials used during implementation. 

Last updated: Wed, 03/12/2014 - 13:29

WASH POST 2015: Proposed targets and indicators for drinking water, sanitation and hygiene NEW FACT SHEET

There is a broad consensus that post 2015 targets for WASH should buld up on the MDGS and address "unfinished business" as a first priority, including the shortfall in progress on sanitation. 

11 April 2014

WASH Media Awards- 5th Edition

WSSCC and Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) welcome entries for the 5th edition of the WASH Media Awards.


Author: WSSCC
Last updated: Fri, 04/11/2014 - 15:18

High Level Meeting - Bridging the gaps: Leaders to map future of investments in water, sanitation and hygiene

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open the third biennial Sanitation and Water For All (SWA) High-Level Meeting here on Friday, along with World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim and SWA Chair John Kufuor, ahead of the 2014 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group. 

10 April 2014

WSSCC among participants at April 11 Sanitation and Water for All meeting, where ministers and influencers aim to accelerate WASH progress

On April 11, the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership will hold its High Level Meeting 2014 in Washington, D.C. SWA is a global partnership of over 90 developing country governments, donors, civil society organizations and other development partners working together to catalyse political leadership and action, improve accountability and use scarce resources more effectively. Partners work towards a common vision of universal access to safe water and adequate sanitation.


Source: WSSCC
4 April 2014

Global Sanitation Fund Brochure

The updated GSF Brochure is now available.

Publisher: WSSCC
Last updated: Fri, 04/04/2014 - 14:53

World Water Day in Malawi

Malawi addresses water and energy nexus in discussions on World Water Day 2014

3 April 2014

WSSCC supports Kenya’s First National Annual Conference on Sanitation & Hygiene

WSSCC is a supporting partner for Kenya’s First National Annual Conference on Sanitation & Hygiene, which is being held from 1-3 April 2014 in Nairobi. 


Source: WSSCC
2 April 2014

‘Access to water, sanitation and hygiene is more than a service, it is a human right’, says WSSCC’s Archana Patkar

WSSCC’s Programme Manager for Networking and Knowledge Management, Archana Patkar, has called upon water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) experts, policymakers, donors, academics and activists to treat access to WASH as a human right. She made the remarks during her keynote address at the WASH 2014 Conference - on the theme ‘WASH for everyone, everywhere’- that was held in Brisbane, Australia from 24 to 28 March.


31 March 2014