- Re: Sustainable Sanitation Practice Journal: July issue (number 20) out now - topic: Capacity Development - by: Langergraber November 1, 2014I am happy to announce that Issue 21 of Sustainable Sanitation Practice (ISSN 2308-5797) on "Sludge treatment" is published and can be downloaded free of charge now from www.ecosan.at/ssp/ The three papers presented are: • The new sludge treatment line that is currently implemented at the Vienna main wastewater treatment plant (the contribution sum […]
- How to Design Wastewater Systems for Local Conditions in Developing Countries - by: mwaniki November 1, 2014Hi Elisabeth 1) Kindly note that IWA have a book on wasterwater systems has been on sale since March 2014.Everyone missed this title when I inquired about a simple construction of wastewater systems in June this year. Remember all that fuss and hullabaloo? Anyway the details are as follows: How to Design Wastewater Systems for Local Conditions in Developing […]
- Re: Debate about effectiveness of CLTS, prompted by UNICEF official after book launch about CLTS in Madagascar - by: muench October 31, 2014Dear Petra, Thanks for your post although I don't quite know what you are trying to say. Maybe I need to read in between the lines... What prompted you to say this in this thread? OK, I saw from a tweets today: @EvMuench @IDS_UK The CLTS Knowledge Hub, IDS is different from Kamal's org CLTS Foundation which published the book. We had no involvement […]
- WASHplus Weekly: WASH and Ebola - by: campbelldb October 31, 2014Issue 167| Oct 31, 2014 | Focus on WASH and Ebola This issue contains updates on Ebola outbreaks and other recent journal and newspaper articles as well as links to World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) websites on Ebola. Included are WHO/UNICEF factsheets, guidance on making chlorine solution from Tuft […]
- Re: New book on "Anaerobic digestion of organic solid waste" - and interlinkages between waste recycling and sanitation? - by: zurbrugg October 31, 2014Thank you for the feedback and comments on our AD-Handbook. Patrick, I’d like to refer to two textbooks, which provide more details on the fundamental principles of anaerobic treatment processes, incl. biochemistry: - Mata-Alvarez, J. (2003): Biomethanization of the organic fraction of municipal solid wastes. IWA publishing. London - Palmisano, A.C. & Ba […]
- Re: Sustainable Sanitation Practice Journal: July issue (number 20) out now - topic: Capacity Development - by: Langergraber November 1, 2014
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While on a mission in Bangladesh I visited a tea stall where I saw a lot of men getting their daily cup of tea. Tea stalls are a common phenomenon in Bangladesh, it is a place where people gather not just for tea, but to hang out and talk freely about whatever is important to them. Male field workers in the BRAC WASH programme have started visiting these stalls to discuss sanitation and hygiene practices.
Forum theatres are one of WaterAid’s new approaches of improving hygiene in Bangladesh by focusing on men. See below photos of a pilot show in Jogdol bazaar, Magura in west Bangladesh.
Hygiene promotion for men is also being addressed in an EU-funded rehabilitation project in Nepal being carried out by NGO Nepal Water for Health (NEWAH), with support from the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre. Read more in IRC’s Source Bulletin.
Local health workers in Nepal are performing in village plays to promote men’s hygiene.
It’s an innovative way of getting the hygiene message across to the target audience – men. Targeting men is not easy because, in many districts, men go to India for six months at a time for work.
Read more: IRC, 19 June 2009