WSSCC and its partner Essity are pleased to host a special side event at the 2018 World Health Assembly entitled Women on the Rise: Women’s Health and Hygiene in the SDG Era. The event takes place 24 May from 08.30-10.15 at the Intercontinental Hotel in Geneva, Switzerland.
The event will examine how hygiene and health are enablers of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) yet are often forgotten in discussions at global fora. This session, which is open to the public, aims to deepen the dialogue on the intersectionality of SDG 3 (Health), SDG 5 (Gender Equality) and SDG 6 (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, with special attention to SDG 6.2).
On 18 and 19 June 2018, the regional conference on reducing gender inequalities in the WASH sector in West and Central Africa will take place in Dakar (Senegal).
By James (“J.”) Dumpert, Learning and Documentation Manager, WaterAid Cambodia In Cambodia, the implementation of Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) often involves children, who are encouraged to become change agents to help influence their family and community to improve sanitation and hygiene behaviours. However, some of these strategies may pose a risk to child safety. Therefore, the WSSCC […]
By Benedicta Arthur Intern, WSSCC Governance and Membership Unit WSSCC member Daniel Iroegbu knew he found his passion for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) work when he was in Primary 5 and attended a Boy’s Bridge Camp in rural Nigeria. He was struck by the deplorable health conditions among women and children. Since then, Daniel has […]
The world will celebrate Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018, which takes place on 28 May and has the theme (and hashtag) of #NoMoreLimits. To promote this day and the important messages it aims to spread, WSSCC will share tailored content about the importance of Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM). WSSCC’s members and partners are actively invited to: […]