The subject of menstruation remains a taboo, especially in many low-income countries. Advice and products on menstrual hygiene are essential for the promotion of health, dignity and education. In this podcast, Dr Belen Torondel and Aurelie Jeandron, both of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM), discuss how the SHARE research programme is raising awareness about this neglected topic. They also reflect on their participation at a session co-hosted by SHARE and WSSCC on menstrual hygiene at the 6th World Water Forum in Marseille in March. Listen to the podcast here.
The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), a WSSCC partner, has updated the Evidence Gap Map (EGM) that provides an analysis of 41 systematic reviews and 317 impact evaluation studies in low- and middle-income countries (L&MICs). The analysis is based on the impact of WASH promotional approaches on behaviour change, health and socio-economic outcomes in […]
Click here for information in Arabic, French, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. India has taken massive strides towards achieving universal safe sanitation. The number of people without access to toilets in rural India has gone down from 550 million in 2014 to less than 150 million today, through an intensive behaviour change campaign, the Swachh Bharat […]
Dans les décennies à venir, il y a fort à penser que les plus grands problèmes de ce monde persisteront, tout comme des millions de personnes continueront de se sentir laissées pour compte face aux forces de la mondialisation. Seul un changement rapide et radical pourrait déjouer cette prédiction. Il appartient donc aux États, aux […]
One safe prediction for our world in the next future is that the biggest global problems will not disappear, and millions of people will keep feeling left behind by the forces of globalization unless we take immediate radical action. Governments, civil society organizations, development partners and businesses must increase their joint efforts to achieve the […]