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16 August 2017

A blog by Unjela Kaleem, WSSCC’s Head of External Affairs and Communications

3 June 2016

This cross-cutting session highlighted the issue of MHM and the importance of breaking taboos and fighting stigma through evidence-based approaches to unlock multiple benefits for women and girls.

10 May 2016

This cross-cutting session co-hosted by WSSCC and its partners will highlight the issue of Menstrual Hygiene Management and the importance of breaking taboos and fighting stigma through evidence-based approaches to unlock multiple benefits for women and girls. Download our event flyer to find out more. This session will bring together experts from WASH, Human Rights, […]

Emma Mbalame from the Government of Malawi speaks at the third Sanitation and Water for All Partnership Meeting. Credit: SWA
9 December 2015

This blog was written by Virginia Kamowa, Senior Programme Officer for Global Advocacy at WSSCC. For feedback and questions, please send an e-mail to virginia.kamowa@wsscc.org. WSSCC and its partners explored ways to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and boost government commitment to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) financing at a recent Sanitation and Water […]

24 April 2015

The Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene was signed by 44 influential women from global leadership, media, and powerful organizations around the world.

14 May 2020

French translation available here.  1. Why is WSSCC evolving into the Sanitation and Hygiene Fund? Since 1990, WSSCC’s work has significantly contributed to the achievement of sanitation and hygiene services for millions of people left behind. Through our Global Sanitation Fund, our grants have resulted in 28 million people living in open defecation free environments, […]

11 May 2020

Statement from Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health, Government of Uganda We are a decade away from 2030 and well off-track to achieve the sanitation and hygiene related targets of SDG 6.2. These targets must be pursued for the good of all, but particularly and urgently to prepare nations to better respond to outbreaks […]

27 April 2020

By Machrine Birungi This year’s World Immunization Week between 24 and 30 April highlights the critical role vaccines play in protecting lives and preventing disease outbreaks. But the goal of leaving no one behind remains unachievable because 13 million children are not receiving any vaccines and are categorized as the “zero-dose” children. In this Interview, […]

6 April 2020

By Olajide Adelana ABUJA, Nigeria – WSSCC’s National Coordinator for Nigeria, Elizabeth Jeiyol, has commended Nigeria’s effort to institutionalize and diversify Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at all administrative levels. She gave the commendation in Abuja on 19 March 2020 during a two-day sensitization workshop for state focal officers, as part of the “Clean Nigeria: […]

18 March 2020

  National governments are responding to the Coronavirus on an unprecedented scale. In addition to school closures and bans on large gatherings, borders are closing, flights are cancelled and whole populations are in lockdown as we collectively try to contain the virus. Each of us is touched by this very public health emergency. We are […]

9 March 2020

Interview with the ambassador of Germany to the UN in Geneva   By Francesca Nava GENEVA – The second episode of the series: “Friends of the human rights to water and sanitation” features His Excellency Michael Freiherr von Ungern-Sternberg, Ambassador and Permanent Representative at the Permanent Mission of Germany to the United Nations Office. As […]

4 March 2020

By Renu Kshetry Shrestha heaved a sigh of relief when his dream of declaring Nepal an open defecation free country became a reality last September. Now 60 years old, Namaste Lal Bhoomi Shrestha has spent 36 years of his life in the water and sanitation field, including as Senior Sanitation Specialist at the United Nations […]