Equality, human rights and non-discrimination are central to ensuring access to safe water supply, adequate sanitation and good hygiene for all people, everywhere. Women and girls need privacy and dignity especially when they are menstruating; the elderly or disabled need adapted services.
WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund plays a central role in promoting gender equality by engaging women at all programme levels.
WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund plays a central role in promoting gender equality by engaging women at all programme levels.Find out more
“It is time we stop adding, and start integrating women into the work place, the policy arena …,” says WSSCC’s Executive Director on #IWD2017
A CSW61 side event co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Niger and Singapore, organized by WSSCC and UN Women
A CSW61 side event co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Niger and Singapore, organized by WSSCC and UN WomenJoin the event
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 […]
At this year’s Commission on the Status of Women, the plight of many women, girls and marginalized groups who face barriers to safely accessing water and sanitation (WASH) services in public spaces took center stage at a side event entitled, Empowerment of Women and Girls through Access to Public Services – including Water, Sanitation and […]
The Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Working Group in Pakistan held the first national level training of trainers this past January in a move to support the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sector to mainstream and promote the health of women and girls. More than 70 participants from across the country are now able to cascade […]
À l’occasion de la célébration de la Journée de l’hygiène menstruelle 2018, les membres du WSSCC ont organisé des centaines d’activités dans le monde entier pour sensibiliser et informer les filles et les femmes sur les questions relatives à la santé menstruelle. Des ateliers ont notamment été animés dans les écoles et les centres de femmes. […]
To commemorate the global celebration of Menstrual Hygiene Day 2018, WSSCC members across the world organized hundreds of activities to raise awareness and promote issues of menstrual health among girls and women. The activities included workshops in schools and in women’s centres. In Pakistan, Ikhtiar Khaskhelly held training workshop sessions for students at the Shafaq […]
En mai 2018, le Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement (WSSCC) a adressé à ses membres un appel à propositions les invitant à présenter une innovation qu’ils auraient conçue pour réduire les inégalités entre les sexes dans le secteur de l’eau, de l’assainissement et de l’hygiène (WASH). Les gagnants devaient être parrainés par […]
Au Cambodge, la mise en œuvre de l’assainissement total piloté par la communauté (ATPC) implique souvent des enfants.
From 19 February to 9 March 2018, the 69th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) took place in Geneva. CEDAW is the body of 23 independent experts on women’s rights from around the world that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against […]