Media Centre

The media plays a vital role to rally decision makers, policy makers, and the general public about the need for safe water, adequate sanitation and proper hygiene behaviour. Let us help you explore how good sanitation and hygiene helps human health, dignity, and economic well-being, and protects the environment.

Tools

Please explore the below tools or contact us for help with interviews, materials and research on sanitation - one of the most important stories of the century. 

Patricia Mulongo braves a hearing impairment to break the silence on menstr...

She is determined that no one is left behind in menstrual hygiene management

Bridging the Divide on Menstrual Hygiene Management

Common ground on women’s empowerment – WSSCC’s Unjela Kaleem discusses the implications of poor sanitation with Johnson and Johnson

#Connecting the Dots: reaching girls with sanitation in Uganda’s schools

Success in Uganda, where our national coordinator advocates for MHM training and provisions in schools

WSSCC member Hari Devkota

Starting a toilet campaign in southern Nepal

A WSSCC member works at community level by mobilizing local volunteers and families to end open defecation in southern Nepal.

Global Sanitation Fund celebrates its first Open Defecation Free village in...

Atélan is the first Open Defecation Free village supported by the Global Sanitation Fund in Benin

#WSSCCArchives: Gender and WASH Studies in the WSSCC Library

Presenting the Council’s documents and reports on Gender and WASH

Promoting School WASH through the Global Sanitation Fund

The GSF works with schools and the broader education sector to achieve sustainable sanitation and hygiene for all

National Coordinators Promote Sanitation Through The Media

Our national coordinators are working with the media to promote sanitation and hygiene on national agendas

Labour Day 2017: Working Without WASH

On Labour Day, WSSCC’s Rockaya Aidara writes that attention must be drawn to WASH challenges for women in the workplace

2017 World Health Assembly Side Event: Health and Hygiene across the Life C...

The event will discuss approaches to ensure good hygiene and health practices across the different stages of life

Photos And Videos

UN in Action: The Global Sanitation Fund in Nepal

In Nepal, the fund supports sanitation and hygiene promotion throughout the country, which hopes to obtain open defecation free status by 2017. Since GSF started in Nepal in 2010, over half a million people have access to improved toilets.

WSSCC AfricaSan 2015 – Seeing is believing!

The WSSCC visited rural communities in the region of Matam, Senegal. It was an unprecedented opportunity to engage with communities and hear about their successes and challenges related to water, sanitation and hygiene.

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Reaching the Unreached in South Asia

This new film draws on the perspectives of those whose voices are often not heard, such as the disabled, children, the elderly, the very poor and other excluded groups to highlight some of the complex factors concerning equitable access to sanitation and hygiene in the region.

Press Releases

Please explore the below press releases, which detail the latest and most important WSSCC and WASH-industry news for download.

Unjela Kaleem joins WSSCC as Head of External Affairs, Communications and C...

Ms. Kaleem joined WSSCC in February leading the department of External Affairs, Communications and Coordination

Congratulations to Amina J. Mohammed, the next Deputy Secretary-General (DS...

The WSSCC family extends its congratulations to Amina J. Mohammed on her nomination to serve as Deputy Secretary-General of the UN.

Sanitation Action Summit Urges Swachh Bharat to Leave No One Behind

WSSCC kicks off a Sanitation Action Summit to accelerate progress on WASH by giving voice to the needs of India’s most vulnerable citizens.

Former WSSCC Chair receives award for Sustainable Development

Former WSSCC Chair Professor Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has received the Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa UN Habitat Award for Sustainable Development.

SCA and WSSCC issue Joint Global Report on Hygiene Matters

SCA and WSSCC convened with Influencers during a side session of the 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York.

WSSCC Policy Workshop in Senegal aims to integrate Menstrual Hygiene Manage...

The event in Dakar highlights the need to include MHM in government strategies.

UN Women and WSSCC to Promote Menstrual Hygiene Management in Cameroon

UN Women and WSSCC are holding a five day workshop to train key stakeholders on MHM in Cameroon.

Addis Ababa development finance talks will deliver “concrete” action, says ...

In the run-up to the International Conference on Financing for Development, the head of UNDESA has said that “concrete deliverables” will be the key outcome of the event.

GSF reports large-scale advances in sanitation & hygiene for communities in...

A new report shows that GSF-supported programmes have enabled 7 million people in more than 20,500 communities to end open defecation.

UN Women and WSSCC Call for Global Action on Ending Menstruation Taboos and...

Studies reveal that women and girls lack access to clean water, private spaces for managing their menstruation, and functioning toilets.

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