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21 February 2020

by Hoby Randrianimanana ANTSIAFABOSITRA, Madagascar – In 2018, the Madagascar programme of WSSCC’s Global anitation Fund (GSF) reported it had helped 2.1 million people become open defecation free (ODF). The programme, Fonds d’Appui pour l’Assainissement (FAA), had also provided 3.7 million with access to sanitation and handwashing facilities. In December 2019, FAA added to those […]

18 February 2020

An interview with Alex Manyasi, WSSCC National Coordinator in Kenya By Kevin Mwanza and Sheba Odondi NAIROBI, Kenya – Of Kenya’s population of over 50 million people, an estimated one in ten (five million) still practice open defecation, and more than seven in ten have no hand-washing facilities with soap and water at home. These […]

5 February 2020

New innovation offers women and girls the confidence and space to manage their menstruation By Machrine Birungi Nearly 121 million women and adolescent girls in India use on average eight sanitary napkins per menstrual cycle. That translates to 1 million pads generated monthly, which then results into 12 billion pads produced and disposed of annually […]

4 February 2020

By Francesca Nava GENEVA – As part of a campaign to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the universal recognition of the human rights to water and sanitation, WSSCC is supporting Mr Léo Heller, Special Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation, to feature “friends of the human rights to water and sanitation” throughout […]

31 January 2020

World Toilet Day 2019 in Togo By Alain Tossounon and Antoine A. Kankoé Adanlete DAPAONG, Togo – Hundreds of students, school children and market women across towns of Togo made a commitment to using latrines in an effort to tackle the nation’s devastating sanitation crisis, advocating for an open-defecation-free nation in celebration of World Toilet Day. […]

24 January 2020

At a Glance By Neville Okwaro and Kevin Mwanza On 21 November 2019, the Government of Kenya approved its first stand-alone policy dedicated to Menstrual Health and Hygiene.  A timeline of events leading up to Kenya’s MHM policy describes key dates and months recognized as contributing to the country’s MHM policy. 2015 MHM work focused […]

21 January 2020

Les praticiens réaffirment leur engagement à ne laisser personne derrière en Tanzanie Machrine Birungi et Sheba Odondi GENÈVE/DAR ES-SALAAM – Lors d’un récent entretien avec le WSSCC, un expert indépendant de l’ONU dans le domaine des droits de l’homme a préconisé le renforcement de l’action visant à réduire les inégalités et la discrimination dans le […]

21 January 2020

Un comité de direction sera formé dans chacune des 22 régions de Madagascar Par Hoby Randrianimanana IHOSY, Madagascar – 11,3 millions de personnes pratiquent toujours la défécation à l’air libre à Madagascar et seulement 10 % de la population bénéficie de services d’assainissement de base dans le pays. Le gouvernement prend désormais les choses en […]

Resources

UPLOADED 5 February 2020
FORMAT SLIDE PRESENTATION

Sprinting the Last Mile: Nepal’s Sanitation Campaign in the Terai

Global Sanitation Fund Learning

La région du Terrai au NépalNepal's Terai Region ODF
UPLOADED 27 January 2020
FORMAT SLIDE PRESENTATION

‘Do No Harm’ Principles in Behaviour Change Programming

Equality Global Sanitation Fund

‘do-no-harm’ principles into sanitation & hygiene collective behaviour change programmes
UPLOADED 12 November 2019
FORMAT SLIDE PRESENTATION

Resources

Mutilations Genitales Feminines et Gestion de l’Hygiène Menstruelle au Senegal

Menstrual Health

La présente étude sur la gestion de l’hygiène menstruelle (GHM) a été réalisée au Sénégal dans quatre régions : Sédhiou, Kédougou, Kolda et Matam. Cette étude s’inscrit dans le cadre du  programme conjoint du Conseil de Concertation pour l’Approvisionnement en Eau et l’Assainissement (WSSCC) et d’ONU Femmes sur « Genre, Hygiène et Assainissement » mené […]

Sprinting the Last Mile: Nepal’s Sanitation Campaign in the Terai

Global Sanitation Fund Learning

In September 2019, the Government of Nepal declared the country ‘open defecation free’ (ODF). Leading up to this milestone, the Government of Nepal and other sector partners focused on the challenging Terai plains – the ‘last mile’ of Nepal’s Sanitation Campaign. This Case Study documents the key success factors from WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund programme […]

Integrating ‘do-no-harm’ principles into sanitation & hygiene collective behaviour change programmes

Equality Global Sanitation Fund

‘Do-no-harm’ means taking every precaution to ensure people will not be adversely impacted by the programme, including inadvertently. Whilst it is understood that ‘community problem, community solution’ should remain core to community-led approaches, facilitators also have an ethical obligation to step in if initiatives pose a risk to the rights, dignity or well-being of people who […]

Nepal Outcome Survey Brief

Global Sanitation Fund