Information letter 2 – Joint Programme on Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation – August 2014


Updates from the Joint Programme on Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation #2 – August 2014

 

Since its launch in March 2014, the joint programme on ”Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation” has been dedicated to making women’s voices heard and contributing to making their rights a reality, especially the human right to water and sanitation. In just a few months, several large projects have been launched. The study carried out in June in the Louga region of Senegal was one of the first successes. It marks an important milestone because it documents how the lack of suitable facilities affects the everyday lives of women and girls in this region in a very specific way. In this second information letter, we present this survey’s main conclusions and give you an overview of the programme’s different activities and the emerging synergies that will help improve menstrual hygiene management.

General Information
Authors: WSSCC/UN Women Publication Date: August 2014 Publisher: WSSCC/UN Women No. of Pages: 8

Programme Conjoint « Genre, Hygiène et Assainissement », Lettre d’information n°2, août 2014: Cette deuxième lettre d’information vous propose de découvrir les principales conclusions de l’étude de Louga ainsi que de faire un tour d’horizon des différentes activités du programme et des synergies qui se font jour pour améliorer la gestion de l’hygiène menstruelle en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Cliquez ci-dessous pour télécharger la lettre.

Authors: WSSCC/UN Women Publication Date: August 2014 Publisher: WSSCC/UN Women No. of Pages: 8

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