Safe sanitation is vital for people's health, economic well-being, dignity and
Appropriate, accessible and separate toilets for boys and girls greatly contribute to keeping girls in schools.
To be successful sanitation approaches must be demand-led and community-driven.
The key to improved health is the H in WASH: Hygiene. Promoting good hygiene bridges gaps and complements water and sanitation efforts. See the hygiene overview.
Water means life and prosperity. Clean, it is one of the most beautiful
substances in the world. Dirty, it is one of the most revolting. Learn more from the water overview.
Hot topics are daily questions and answers for professionals of a vibrant water, sanitation and hygiene sector. Learn more from the hot topics overview.
Crosscutting themes cut through the various components of sanitation, hygiene and water supply in order to advance progress in the lives of people. See the crosscutting themes overview.