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WSSCC is revisiting some of its key publications that provide evidence and insight for sanitation-related programming.

WSSCC and its partners actively promoted MHM at the Women Deliver Conference in Copenhagen.

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SDC Global Brief – Global Programme Water

Collaboration
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) undertakes a range of activities with the aim to bring sanitation and hygiene to the attention of high-level decision makers. By promoting universal access to sanitation facilities where they are needed, SDC is making a concrete contribution to improving public hygiene and the living conditions of the most vulnerable people.

Menstrual Hygiene Management, SDGs and the Private Sector – Women...

Equality
This cross-cutting session hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation, WSSCC, and SCA highlighted the issue of Menstrual Hygiene Management and the importance of breaking taboos and fighting stigma through evidence-based approaches to unlock multiple benefits for women and girls. The session also promoted detailed discussions on the roles and responsibilities each of us has to women and girls everywhere, regardless of our sector, occupation or geography. The session brought together experts from WASH, Human Rights, Education, Health and the private sector to share lessons and successes in policy and practice, with a specific focus on how multi-sectoral partnerships can collaborate to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Menstrual Hygiene Management: SDGs and the Private Sector – Offic...

Equality
This cross-cutting session co-hosted by WSSCC and its partners will highlight the issue of Menstrual Hygiene Management and the importance of breaking taboos and fighting stigma through evidence-based approaches to unlock multiple benefits for women and girls. Download our event flyer to find out more. This session will bring together experts from WASH, Human Rights, Education, Health and the private sector to share lessons and successes in policy and practice, with a specific focus on how multi-sectoral partnerships can collaborate to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals.

Sanitation is a business – Approaches for demand-orientated polic...

Collaboration
Hygiene and sanitation remain low on most agendas and are not openly talked. Despite being recognized as a contributing reason as to why around 1 billion people are living without adequate sanitation and hygiene. The “top down” approach of distributing latrines with subsidies, or even free, has not worked. So what’s next? This publication examines alternative solutions and presents a new paradigm urging policy makers and donors to advocate the use of the private sector to provide sustainable and demand driven solutions to sanitation needs. This emotional and possibly controversial issue is mapped out and summarized with global case studies which illustrate that sanitation can be a viable business.

Sanitation Promotion – WSSCC Working Group on Promotion of Sanita...

Collaboration
The objective of this book is to help water supply and sanitation professionals and others who care about advancing sanitation to promote it effectively. It has been prepared for policy makers and strategic planners at national, district and municipal levels who are responsible for securing investments for sanitation and planning, commissioning, monitoring and evaluation sanitation programmes. What is promotion? Promotion involves all the things one must do to raise or advance a cause, raise the profile and status of the cause, further the growth and expansion of the cause, and to further its popularity. Promotion, in the public health sense of the word, also involves providing the enabling mechanisms to others so that they may take up the cause armed with effective tools. This book has been designed to try and meet this need with regard to the promotion of sanitation.