Information letter 4 – Joint Programme on Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation

Updates from the Joint Programme on “Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation”, April 2015.

The release of research findings from Senegal and Cameroon provided a platform to voice women’s needs and call for action on menstruation at a meeting of global decision-makers in New York. The specific needs of young girls were also voiced to decision-makers at a regional education conference in Kigali. Such examples illustrate how the Joint Programme is making a difference on issues such as gender, equality, universal access and service delivery, all essential elements in the emerging global development agenda.

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Authors: WSSCC/UN Women Publication Date: April 2015 Publisher: WSSCC/UN Women No. of Pages: 4

Programme conjoint - Genre, hygiène et assainissement - Lettre d’information n°4: Le lancement des résultats des études réalisées au Sénégal et au Cameroun a offert une plateforme servant à faire entendre les besoins des femmes et des filles et à appeler à l’action sur les menstruations lors d’une conférence internationale des décideurs à New York. Les besoins spécifiques des jeunes filles ont également été entendus par les décideurs lors d’une conférence régionale à Kigali. De tels exemples illustrent la contribution du Programme Conjoint sur des problématiques telles que le genre, l’égalité, l’accès universel et la fourniture de services, autant d’éléments essentiels dans l’agenda de développement global en cours d’élaboration.

Authors: WSSCC/UN Women Publication Date: April 2015 Publisher: WSSCC/UN Women No. of Pages: 4

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