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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

19 September 2016

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

9 May 2020

Mwanzilishi wa kampuni ya Kasole Secrets, Hyasintha Ntuyeko & WSSCC National Coordinator Wilhelmina Malima Mwaka 2013, Mwalimu Rehema Darueshi alihamishwa na kuanza kufundisha shule ya msingi Toa Ngoma iliyopo wilaya ya Kigamboni, mkoani Dar-es-Salaam nchini Tanzania. Mwl Rehema hakuridhika sana na mazingira ya kazi kwani shule hiyo haikua kabisa na watoto wasioona na yeye alikua ndie […]

23 March 2020

By Raza Naqvi THANE, India – It all started with a routine departmental medical camp. Without the camp, the issue of vaginal fungal infections would never have come to the attention of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Dr Priyanka Narnaware, who immediately committed to act on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM). Concerned about the health of […]

25 February 2020

La destruction des huttes menstruelles, un signal puissant, mais comment démanteler les mentalités ? de Renu Kshetry « Je n’ai jamais compris pourquoi on m’avait laissée dans une pièce sombre pendant 7 jours quand j’ai eu mes premières règles », raconte Bunu Dhungana, « ou pourquoi on me considérait intouchable pendant quatre jours chaque mois. » Dans son pays d’origine, le […]

24 February 2020

Demolishing menstrual huts, a powerful start, but how do we demolish the mindset? By Renu Kshetry “I never understood why I was kept in a dark room for seven days when I menstruated for the first time,” says Bunu Dhungana, “or why I was considered untouchable for four days every month.” In her native Nepal, […]

6 December 2019

In 2020, the world celebrates Agenda 2030’s 5th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of the recognition of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation (UNGA Resolution 64/292 of 28 July 2010), acknowledging that clean drinking water and sanitation are essential to the realization of all human rights.  During the UN General Assembly in 2019, WSSCC […]

17 September 2019

Join WSSCC and the Permanent Mission of Nigeria on 24 September in New York for this upcoming UN General Assembly side event. Achieving universal access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene by 2030 is a major challenge in many parts of the world, with 2 billion people still lacking access to basic sanitation services, […]

20 March 2019

Experts representing the WASH sector, UN organizations, academia and civil society came together today at the 63rd Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in an All-Female Panel to chair a side event titled, Access to Menstrual Health as a Public Service: The Lived Experiences of Women and Girls. The event was dedicated to elevating […]

10 December 2017

On international Human Rights Day, WSSCC’s Enrico Muratore discusses the Human Rights to water and sanitation

15 September 2017

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

20 February 2015

Why should water, sanitation and hygiene be priorities in the Post-2015 development agenda?