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Yaoundé, le 02 novembre 2015. Le bureau camerounais de l’Entité des Nations Unies pour l’égalité des sexes et l’autonomisation des femmes (ONU Femmes) et le Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement (WSSCC), présenteront officiellement les résultats d’une étude sur l’hygiène menstruelle au Cameroun le mardi 3 novembre 2015 à Yaoundé. L’étude, intitulée […]

Cliquez ici pour lire la version française Patrick England, who recently joined the Global Sanitation Fund secretariat, travelled to Uganda to participate in a learning exchange mission. The mission turned out to be a unique opportunity to experience the true spirit of community-led total sanitation (CLTS). Read about his experiences below. When I first entered […]

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GSF partners in action: Boosting WASH for schools and communities...

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“In the past, pupils used to skip classes as well as get sick very often. Pupils who would come to school one day were usually not the same ones the next day. And again, some of the girl students approaching adolescence were mostly shy at school when menstruating since there was no proper structures to support them. As a result, many of them dropped out.” In the open defecation free (ODF) Traditional Authority of Mwadzama, a Plan International project under the GSF-supported programme in Malawi has boosted water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) in schools. The project ensured the installation of boreholes and improved latrines, established school wash clubs and competitions, and supported community sanitation and hygiene campaigns. Since the start of the project school enrollment has also increased, which may be linked to project’s outputs.