Equality, human rights and non-discrimination are central to ensuring access to safe water supply, adequate sanitation and good hygiene for all people, everywhere. Women and girls need privacy and dignity especially when they are menstruating; the elderly or disabled need adapted services.
WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund plays a central role in promoting gender equality by engaging women at all programme levels.
WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund plays a central role in promoting gender equality by engaging women at all programme levels.Find out more
“It is time we stop adding, and start integrating women into the work place, the policy arena …,” says WSSCC’s Executive Director on #IWD2017
Listen to a special podcast with our partner SCA and our expert on MHM, Archana Patkar talk about sanitation and hygiene challenges for women and girls
Listen to a special podcast with our partner SCA and our expert on MHM, Archana Patkar talk about sanitation and hygiene challenges for women and girlsListen to the podcast
A CSW61 side event co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Niger and Singapore, organized by WSSCC and UN Women
A CSW61 side event co-hosted by the Permanent Missions of Niger and Singapore, organized by WSSCC and UN WomenJoin the event
From 19 February to 9 March 2018, the 69th session of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) took place in Geneva. CEDAW is the body of 23 independent experts on women’s rights from around the world that monitors implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against […]
WSSCC and UN Women will convene a side event on 20 March in New York during the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women. The cross-cutting session, entitled Sanitation: the challenge of rural women and girls in West and Central Africa, will highlight the issue of unlocking multiple benefits for rural women and girls […]
Older people need safe and dignified sanitation facilities. WSSCC strives to ensure that their needs are addressed
The Netherland’s Senior Policy Officer for WASH raises important issues surrounding MHM
Drawing your attention to the programmes’ documentation on sanitation behaviour practices in Senegal
Ensuring that the sanitation challenges for women are outlined to wide audiences
The session drew attention to sustainable hygiene and health solutions, highlighting policy advances and often-neglected areas of sanitation