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28 May 2020

It is time to address the stigma, taboo and lack of knowledge around menstruation By Rt Hon Helen Clark and Elhadj As Sy We stand as advocates for addressing women’s issues. Because gender equity is so closely linked to health, we also see the achievement of universal health coverage – the need for which has […]

5 October 2017

The full article on the Guardian’s Round Table discussion on Gender and Equality with comments from WSSCC’s Archana Patkar

28 September 2017

The Minister of Water for Nigeria announced that Nigeria will empower 5.5 million people to achieve Open Defecation Free status by 2018

15 September 2017

WSSCC’s busy agenda for the coming week promoting sanitation and hygiene is available here

5 May 2017

The GSF works with schools and the broader education sector to achieve sustainable sanitation and hygiene for all

15 October 2016

Washing hands with water and soap, or ash if you have to, has been recognised as a highly effective behaviour to reduce a whole slew of diseases

30 September 2016

WSSCC Chair Amina J. Mohammed also commits to empowering 15 million people to end open defecation by 2020.

19 September 2016

WSSCC looks forward to contributing to discussions with partners and stakeholders during events this week at the United Nations General Assembly.

18 January 2016

The sixth South Asia Conference on Sanitation (Sacosan-VI) – the region’s leading water and sanitation hygiene (WASH) forum – is taking place in Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka from 11-13 January, 2016. Supported by the eight-member South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) and held on a rotational basis in each member state, Sacosan is a biennial […]

23 November 2015

Concern Universal, WSSCC’s implementing partner in Nigeria, and Carex, successfully concluded a massive Global Handwashing Day campaign on 15 October with music, dancing and important message: handwashing saves lives. The celebrations were the culmination of a month-long campaign that reached 45,000 children across Nigeria and the United Kingdom, approximately 500,000 people worldwide via social media, […]

5 September 2014

7 journalists were named today as winners of the “2014 WASH Media Awards” competition for their excellence in reporting on WASH-related issues.