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1 November 2016

On 18 November, 2016 government, representatives from marginalized communities, academia, private sector, development partners and global citizens will gather at the the Sanitation Action Summit in Mumbai to discuss how we can ensure that everyone, everywhere is able to enjoy and maintain safe and hygienic sanitation without stigma or discrimination, all of the time.

14 October 2016

The Sanitation Action Summit in Mumbai aims to mobilize partners to open the dialogue on sanitation for vulnerable groups in India.

6 September 2016

The reports cover the sanitation needs of vulnerable groups in Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.

16 August 2016

WSSCC in partnership with WaterAid India organized a one-day consultation in Delhi that brought together a small, select group of collective behaviour change trainers and professionals working on equity issues, such as different kinds of disability, participation and MHM, so that together they could explore different ways of integrating equity and inclusion into the existing […]

5 July 2016

A new research has identified and analysed key barriers and motivators of change in sanitation and hygiene behaviour.

31 May 2016

We are pleased to announce Dr. Preeti Aggarwal as the winner of the February 2016 members’ photo contest!

27 May 2016

Menstruation and menstrual hygiene are emerging as pivotal issues for gender equality, human rights and development.

8 March 2016

This sourcebook is a work in progress incorporating lessons, innovations and best practices happening across India and other countries.  It draws on contributions and experiences from many different sources in India and internationally. This includes contributions from District Collectors, Magistrates and others at workshops in Bhopal (Getting to Swachh Bharat Gramin Faster through Rapid Action […]

28 January 2016

This blog was written by Kiran Gandhi, gender equality activist and musician,  and John Harvey, Senior Project Implementation and Communications Officer, Binti LLP. In April 2015, I ran the London Marathon bleeding-freely on the first day of my period in order to raise awareness about period stigma around the world. Many here in the western hemisphere don’t believe […]

7 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. Seventy-one participants from south India and Kenya have learnt how to train others on menstrual hygiene management (MHM), and also influence MHM policy and practice at all levels, thanks to […]

9 November 2015

Emerging evidence demonstrates how inadequate access to water and sanitation is linked to psychosocial stress, especially among women, forcing them to navigate social and physical barriers during their daily sanitation routines. This study examines sanitation-related psychosocial stress (SRPS) across women’s reproductive lives in three distinct geographic sites (urban slums, rural villages, and rural tribal villages) […]