Leave No One Behind – Country Reports


As part of the preparation for SACOSAN VI in Dhaka, FANSA and WSSCC organized a consultative process with vulnerable groups in South Asia to listen to their sanitation and hygiene needs, challenges, hopes and aspirations.

Leave No One Behind - Afghanistan Country Report: This report is one in a series of 8 country reports produced as a result of the Leave No One Behind consultative process. It captures the current WASH practices, challenges and aspirations of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka vulnerable groups from Qarabagh, Paghman, Bagrami and Kabul districts of Kabul Province, Afghanistan.

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Authors: WSSCC/FANSA/Afghanistan Civil Society Forum organization/Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development Publication Date: August 2016 Publisher: WSSCC/FANSA/Afghanistan Civil Society Forum organization/Ministry of Rural Rehabilitation and Development No. of Pages: 26

Leave No One Behind - Bangladesh Country Report: As part of the Leave No One Behind consultative process in South Asia, ten meetings were organised by the Bangladesh chapter of FANSA with women, adolescent girls, elderly, persons with disabilities, transgender people and sanitation workers and waste collectors in different parts of the country in collaboration with CSOs working with these groups.

Authors: WSSCC/FANSA/Village Education Resource Center (VERC) Publication Date: August 2016 Publisher: WSSCC/FANSA/Village Education Resource Center (VERC) No. of Pages: 28

Leave No One Behind - Bhutan Country Report: This report is the outcome of a consultation with a group of women, adolescent girls, sanitation workers, people with disabilities and senior citizens, organised in Bhutan in November 2015 with support from FANSA and WSSCC. The purpose of this interaction was to gain an understanding of their current sanitation and hygiene status, practices and challenges in their daily life.

Authors: WSSCC/FANSA/SNV Bhutan Publication Date: August 2016 Publisher: WSSCC/FANSA/SNV Bhutan No. of Pages: 22

Leave No One Behind - India Country Report: In India, eighteen consultation meetings were held across six states with participants from different vulnerable groups. A total of 999 people participated in these meetings, including 260 women and adolescent girls, 182 elderly people and persons with disabilities, 236 sanitation workers and waste pickers and 36 members of the transgender community. Modern Architects for Rural India (MARI) led the consultative process with the support of 30 local organisations.

Authors: WSSCC/FANSA/Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation/Modern Architects for Rural India (MARI) Publication Date: August 2016 Publisher: WSSCC/FANSA/Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation/Modern Architects for Rural India (MARI) No. of Pages: 36

Leave No One Behind - Maldives Country Report: This report summarizes the main challenges as well as key asks of people with disabilities, adolescent school children, construction workers, fishermen, elderly and sanitation workers in Maldives with regard to access to hygiene and sanitation services. These groups raised their concerns in the consultation held by WaterCare in the Maldives National University at the initiative of FANSA and WSSCC.

Authors: WSSCC/FANSA/WaterCare Integrity Maldives Publication Date: August 2016 Publisher: WSSCC/FANSA/WaterCare Integrity Maldives No. of Pages: 22

Leave No One Behind - Nepal Country Report: The consultations with vulnerable groups from different parts of the country was an opportunity to openly interact with individuals on their sanitation and hygiene experiences that are critical aspects of their well-being and dignity. Women and adolescent girls, elderly people, persons with disabilities and the sanitation workers actively participated in the consultations where they shared their life story and struggles without adequate sanitation facilities at the household level, at the workplace and in public places.

Authors: WSSCC/FANSA/NGO Forum for Urban Water & Sanitation/Lumanti Support Group for Shelter Publication Date: August 2016 Publisher: WSSCC/FANSA/NGO Forum for Urban Water & Sanitation/Lumanti Support Group for Shelter No. of Pages: 26

Leave No One Behind - Pakistan Country Report: In Pakistan, a total of eight consultation meetings were held between October 29 and November 20, 2015 to capture the current WASH practices, the associated and coping strategies among women and adolescent girls, the elderly and disabled and sanitary workers and waste pickers. In total, 551 participants from urban, peri-urban, slums and rural parts of Pakistan participated in the consultations. They included 187 women and adolescent girls, 145 elderly and persons with disabilities, and 219 sanitation workers and waste segregators. The meetings were organized by Punjab Urban Resource Centre with support from 11 local partner organizations in eight districts of the country.

Authors: WSSCC/FANSA/Punjab Urban Resource Centre (PURC) Publication Date: August 2016 Publisher: WSSCC/FANSA/Punjab Urban Resource Centre (PURC) No. of Pages: 24

Leave No One Behind – Sri Lanka Country Report: In Sri Lanka, six consultations were conducted with a total of 218 participants, including 75 sanitation workers, 55 plantation workers, 63 women, and 25 differently-abled people. Seven organizations representing the fishing community, plantation workers, persons with disabilities and municipal councils supported CEJ in organizing these consultations. Participants were given an opportunity to share their experiences and observations on WASH issues using participatory methods. This report captures the major points shared by these groups.

Authors: WSSCC/FANSA/Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) Publication Date: August 2016 Publisher: WSSCC/FANSA/Centre for Environmental Justice (CEJ) No. of Pages: 28

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