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.

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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. 

Announcing WSSCC’s 2017 Webinar Series #1: Sanitation-related Psychosocial ...

As part of Women’s Week at WSSCC, a webinar session aims to explore the ways in which women experience stress during their sanitation routine.

WSSCC Executive Director Chris Williams at the Second National Sanitation C...

Executive Director Chris Williams reinforced WSSCC’s mandate that supports Sustainable Development Goal 6.2.

WSSCC Review and Management Response is now available

The review was undertaken by IFMR LEAD and managed for quality assurance by the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation.

Understanding slippage #3 : Communities and behaviour change

WSSCC explores community learning trajectories within the Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) process, and how they relate to slippage.

How a village in Uganda sustained ODF by helping vulnerable groups

In Agelilyec, community members are supporting disadvantaged groups as part of a larger effort to keep their village open defecation free.

Understanding slippage #2: Exploring its nuances

In the second of a seven-part series for WASH practitioners, we explore the nuances of slippage and its impact on communities.

WSSCC achievements in 2016: paving the way for sanitation for all

WSSCC is working to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6.2, to provide sanitation and hygiene for all, and does this in a number of ways.

Field mission in Senegal highlights strengths and weaknesses of sanitation ...

The mission was to collect data to make proposals for a better integration of MHM into sanitation projects.

WSSCC and UN Women Joint Programme on how to respond to the sanitation need...

Sub-Saharan Africa alone hosts more than 29 per cent of the world’s displaced people, numbering more than 20 million people.

Global Sanitation Fund shares its Value for Money (VfM) study

The analysis provides recommendations on the methodology that the GSF can use to better track VfM aspects within supported programmes.

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.

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.

GSF Kenya Launch

Global Sanitation Fund support launches in Kenya

The Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme is a five-year programme aiming to reach 1.92 million Kenyans.

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