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9 December 2015

The Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) recently hosted two Advocacy, Communications and Learning workshops in Togo and Uganda, respectively, which convened the Council’s partners from eleven countries in Africa. The two workshops were designed to build capacity and facilitate learning between country teams and with WSSCC’s Geneva-based Secretariat, in order for all country […]

7 December 2015

This blog was written by Virginia Kamowa, Senior Programme Officer for Global Advocacy at WSSCC. For feedback and questions, please send an e-mail to virginia.kamowa@wsscc.org. Seventy-one participants from south India and Kenya have learnt how to train others on menstrual hygiene management (MHM), and also influence MHM policy and practice at all levels, thanks to […]

3 December 2015

To our valued WSSCC members, partners and staff, Since 1990, when it was created through a United Nations General Assembly Resolution, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) has worked to support Member States in achieving safe sanitation, hygiene and drinking water for everyone in the world, especially for the most vulnerable and marginalized. […]

3 December 2015

2015 marks not only the year of transition from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but also the 25th anniversary of WSSCC. The aim of this brochure is to share reflections on what WSSCC means to a cross section of our community. In addition to our members, and many partner organizations, […]

1 December 2015

Archana Patkar (WSSCC) and Kersti Strandqvist (SCA) were featured speakers during the 2015 Global Child Forum, a prestigious event attended by high-level representatives from business, civil society, government and academia. The GCF is hosted annually by the King and Queen of Sweden, and takes place at the Royal Palace in Stockholm. This year’s theme was […]

26 November 2015

On Tuesday, November 24th, WSSCC and 3ie hosted a discussion on how evaluation partnerships can be effective for achieving development impact, and for bridging the gap between evaluators and policymakers. Held as a side event at the Evaluation Conclave 2015 in Kathmandu, Nepal, the event showcased the critical nature of multi-sectoral, multi-agency collaborations in the […]

26 November 2015

En 2014, le Fonds Mondial Pour L’Assainissement (GSF) a soutenu des actions nationales dans 13 pays visant à étendre l’accès à des installations sanitaires améliorées et à encourager l’adoption de comportements hygiéniques. Au cours de l’année, ses programmes ont permis d’augmenter considérablement le nombre de personnes vivant dans des zones exemptes de défécation à l’air […]

23 November 2015

The Evidence Programme on Sanitation and Hygiene (EPSH) stems from a strategic partnership between WSSCC and the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie). Formed in 2014, this partnership features two equally committed parties with vast expertise. As a global membership organization WSSCC embodies the values of collective spirit and solidarity, encouraging collaboration across the board […]

23 November 2015

Concern Universal, WSSCC’s implementing partner in Nigeria, and Carex, successfully concluded a massive Global Handwashing Day campaign on 15 October with music, dancing and important message: handwashing saves lives. The celebrations were the culmination of a month-long campaign that reached 45,000 children across Nigeria and the United Kingdom, approximately 500,000 people worldwide via social media, […]

9 November 2015

Emerging evidence demonstrates how inadequate access to water and sanitation is linked to psychosocial stress, especially among women, forcing them to navigate social and physical barriers during their daily sanitation routines. This study examines sanitation-related psychosocial stress (SRPS) across women’s reproductive lives in three distinct geographic sites (urban slums, rural villages, and rural tribal villages) […]

3 November 2015

Yaoundé, le 02 novembre 2015. Le bureau camerounais de l’Entité des Nations Unies pour l’égalité des sexes et l’autonomisation des femmes (ONU Femmes) et le Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement (WSSCC), présenteront officiellement les résultats d’une étude sur l’hygiène menstruelle au Cameroun le mardi 3 novembre 2015 à Yaoundé. L’étude, intitulée […]

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