Media Centre

The media plays a vital role in the quest to rally decision makers, policy makers, and the general public on 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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    Interest was high for SCA’s and the UN body WSSCC’s joint seminar at United Nations’ headquarters in New York. How the taboo surrounding menstruation affect women’s role in society and how private public partnerships can make a difference was discussed.

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    The 4th AfricaSan Conference took place in Dakar and was a unique opportunity to track progress towards achieving the eThekwini commitments.

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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.


Join WSSCC at the World Water Week in Stockholm!

WSSCC is an active participant in global, regional and national conferences and special events...


GSF programmes empower close to 10 million to end open defecation

The latest results from the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) show that national programmes stretching...


WSSCC launches a new website and brand identity

We are excited to present the launch of a new WSSCC website which has...

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How a clean toilet helps Madame Metty run a successful business

Madame Metty runs a food stall in Ampasimbe Manantsatrana in the east of Madagascar....

Food for thought – 6 questions for Chea Samnang

WSSCC’s National Coordinator for Cambodia, Dr Chea Samnang discusses the importance of nutrition for...

The role of the private sector in sustainable development

How can private sector companies help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals set by the...

Can WASH deliver more than just sanitation?

Through successful WASH intervention, communities access a new service that improves their quality of...

Malawi’s Nkhotakota District to become ODF by 2017

Malawi’s Nkhotakota District Council has made a declaration to work towards declaring the district...

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Breaking Taboos through Innovative Partnerships

Last week, WSSCC and SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company concluded the...

MHM: Possible solutions for breaking taboos

By Idrissa Sane Dismantling the prejudices that surround menstruation is a topic that concerns...

Photos And Videos

Please explore the below photos and videos, which are the latest and most important sanitation, hygiene and water supply-related resources for download.

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.

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

A new report shows that the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) has supported governments and...

First Ladies and leading international women call for WASH in SDGs

A Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene was launched for World Earth Day. Launched by...

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Global Sanitation Fund support launches in Kenya

A new Global Sanitation Fund-supported programme was launched in Kenya on 9 February 2015. AMREF Kenya, the...

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