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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) […]

2 November 2015

New Delhi, India – 30 October 2015 – Today, the Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) announced that it will amplify its support to the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM), the Government of India’s (GOI) programme to achieve a Clean India by 2019, by establishing an in country India Support Unit and bolstering its work […]

7 July 2015

Pregnancy is usually a happy time for women and their families. But, for some women, pregnancy ends unhappily. Some women lose their baby during early pregnancy (spontaneous abortion or miscarriage) or during late pregnancy (stillbirth). Others have their baby earlier than expected (preterm birth) or have a baby with low birth weight, two outcomes that […]

30 June 2015

Menstrual hygiene management (MHM) practices vary worldwide and depend on the individual’s socioeconomic status, personal preferences, local traditions and beliefs, and access to water and sanitation resources. MHM practices can be particularly unhygienic and inconvenient for girls and women in poorer settings. Little is known about whether unhygienic MHM practices increase a woman’s exposure to […]

15 May 2015

The ‘Promoting Sustainable Sanitation in Rural India’ programme supports efforts to tackle the enormous sanitation challenge in the country.

15 May 2015

This note summarizes the outcomes of the workshop convened by GOI & WSSCC on the verification of sanitation outcomes under Swachh Bharat.

14 May 2015

The India WASH Forum stands for an independent credible voice in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector.

14 August 2014

In a two-day workshop and round table meeting, high-level government ministers committed to ensure the state of Bihar will become ODF.

20 December 2013

The Government of India has approved a proposal to change the NBA guidlines, recognizing the importance of MHM.

19 November 2013

Un nouveau rapport a été présenté à l’occasion d’un événement organisé par les Nations Unies à New York pour marquer officiellement la première Journée mondiale des toilettes.

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