WSSCC and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) are working with the governments of Senegal, Niger and Cameroon to strengthen policies in health, hygiene and sanitation for women and girls.
In terms of service access and use, significant inequalities remain between rural and urban areas, and for marginalized and excluded groups and the most vulnerable people.
Research, capacity development and political advocacy by WSSCC and UN Women are helping to improve economic and social living conditions.
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By Raza Naqvi A webinar to exchange plans and methodologies to protect vulnerable groups from COVID-19 was hosted in May by the India Support Unit of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) in partnership with the UK’s Institute for Development Studies (IDS), Sri Lanka’s Regional Sanitation Centre (RSC), and the Freshwater Action Network […]
GENEVA – Closure of Europe and high-income countries in peacetime may be unprecedented, but the war against preventable diseases such as COVID-19, cholera, polio, measles, and Ebola has long been raging for the 3 billion people who lack basic hand-washing facilities in their homes. Nearly three-quarters of the populations in the poorest countries have no […]
New innovation offers women and girls the confidence and space to manage their menstruation By Machrine Birungi Nearly 121 million women and adolescent girls in India use on average eight sanitary napkins per menstrual cycle. That translates to 1 million pads generated monthly, which then results into 12 billion pads produced and disposed of annually […]