We Can’t Wait – A report on sanitation and hygiene for women and girls

A collaborative approach between governments, civil society and business is essential to getting the Millennium Development Goal sanitation target back on track. This is critical to improve the health and prosperity of women worldwide, said a new report jointly published by WSSCC, WaterAid and Unilever’s leading toilet brand Domestos. This report highlights the stark consequences for women and girls of the lack of access to toilets or use of good hygiene practices. One in three women worldwide risk shame, disease, harassment and even attack because they have nowhere safe to go to the toilet and 526 million women have no choice but to go to the toilet out in the open. Women and girls living without any toilets spend 97 billion hours each year finding a place to go. The report also brings together real life case studies of people in the developing world, alongside research from a variety of organizations and agencies that examine the impact of a lack of sanitation on women and girls.

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Authors: WSSCC/WaterAid/Unilever Publication Date: November 2013 Publisher: WSSCC/WaterAid/Unilever No. of Pages: 27

Il y a urgence - Rapport sur l’assainissement et l’hygiène en faveur des femmes et des filles

Authors: WSSCC/WaterAid/Unilever Publication Date: November 2013 Publisher: WSSCC/WaterAid/Unilever No. of Pages: 28

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