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Highlights from the side event at the 60th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York - 18th March 2016
This summary captures the main points from a side event on Achieving Gender Equality through WASH that took place during the 60th meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women UN in March 2016. The objective of the event, organized by WSSCC and hosted by the Permanent Mission of Senegal to the United Nations in New York, was to examine the role of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in women’s empowerment and sustainable development as well as the role of governments in strengthening national mechanisms and prioritizing gender through a human rights approach.