On March 20th, 2017 the Permanent Missions of Niger and Singapore to the United Nations in New
York hosted an event on the sidelines of the 61st Commission on the Status of Women. Co-organized
by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and UN Women, this event
highlighted the daily sanitation and hygiene challenges faced by women and girls in the informal
economy. Read the event report here.Briefing note for the side event at CSW61 in New York on Women’s Access to Sanitation and Hygiene in the Informal Sector. Includes experiences of active women in West and Central Africa with findings from Cameroon, Niger and Senegal.