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29 March 2020

By Dr Elizabeth Wamera Most sanitation programmes, in their mission to change (un)hygienic behaviour, only in some cases attempt to shift gender roles and power dynamics between men and women at the household and community levels. As such, sanitation processes may inadvertently reinforce gender stereotypes relating to women’s socially prescribed care roles and intrinsic motivation […]

4 September 2019

From 2014 to 2018 the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and UN Women implemented the Joint Programme on Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation. The objective of the programme was to support governments with the design of inclusive and evidence-based policies in the water and sanitation sector with special attention to the needs of women […]

30 August 2018

In May 2018, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) sent its members a call for proposals to submit an innovation that they had designed to reduce gender inequalities in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH). The best candidates would receive sponsorship from the WSSCC to attend the regional conference on reducing gender inequalities in […]

25 June 2018

UN Women and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) hold a regional conference on the reduction of gender inequalities in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector On 18 and 19 June, Dakar hosted the regional conference on the reduction of gender inequalities in the WASH sector. Over two days and coming from […]

6 June 2018

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).

23 January 2018

JULY-DECEMBER 2017 INFORMATION LETTER Nº. 11 of the WSSCC/UN Women Joint Programme on Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation

16 November 2017

WSSCC will facilitate a regional Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Training of Trainers (ToT) in Sri Lanka

18 August 2017

It highlights the main points and events of the programme from January to June 2017

14 July 2017

Drawing your attention to the programmes’ documentation on sanitation behaviour practices in Senegal

8 May 2017

Presenting the Council’s documents and reports on Gender and WASH

20 April 2017

The following guidelines on Gender Issues in Sanitation have been issued by the Government of India.

22 December 2016

Highlighting the main points and events since the second half of the year (July to December 2016), this information letter focuses on: Highlighting strengths and weaknesses of sanitation programmes in Senegal, including sanitation expert findings, international norms and standards, concrete steps on how to improve MHM in refugee camps in Cameroon through observations within three […]