New Delhi promised to build hundreds of public toilets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Only 9 were built, and none of them are functioning. This short report from Al Jazeera’s Sohail Rahman highlights the fact that over 50 per cent of Indians have no access to clean toilets. It focuses on the lack of facilities in India’s growing cities and in schools. The report features rural development minister Jairam Ramesh, the inevitable Bindeshwar Pathak of Sulabh International and UNICEF India’s Suzanne Coates.
- Invitation to contribute to SuSanA by joining the team of co-leads for Working Group 5 - by: muench June 21, 2018Dear Daniel, Could you please provide an update on the process you are following here? You had a high number of people responding to your invitation to contribute to Working Group 5. What are your next steps now to harness that available energy? Perhaps you've already been in e-mail exchange with these people? I am curious. If your process works then we […]
- Social Media Influence on Health / Hygiene Behaviour - by: conniebenjamin June 21, 2018Dear Alice, See a relevant blog post from WaterAid Cambodia on how they created a viral song about handwashing washmatters.wateraid.org/blog/going-vira...o-a-handwashing-song This blog post is focused on how to reach a lot of people rather than impact on handwashing behaviours, but it's a really fun song! Best, Connie
- Pellets from UDDT/composting toilet wastes? - by: ediauemma June 21, 2018Hi Froggy, Its is great to have you in the forum. I am Emmanuel, I work for GOAL in Uganda. We currently have a very serious refugee situation in Uganda (the Southern Sudanese and DR Congo refugees) and I guess my Country would be a very good case study for your PhD thesis is indeed you have not zeroed in to a particular case yet. I am following the rest of […]
- Introducing WaterSHED from Cambodia: A new partner organisation of SuSanA - by: secretariat June 21, 2018We would like to welcome WaterSHED from Cambodia as a new SuSanA partner organisation! The following text is taken from their application form and was written by the partner organisation themselves. Description and Activities in Sustainable Sanitation: WaterSHED uses a systems-approach to build the rural market for water, sanitation, and hygiene products and […]
- Menstrual Hygiene Webinar Series – recordings and post-webinar discussions - by: sbaeurle June 21, 2018Today at 12 UTC (0500h Los Angeles, 0800h New York, 1300h London, 1400h Berlin, 1500h Nairobi, 1900h Bangkok, 2200h Melbourne) the next and fourth Webinar on Menstrual Hygiene will take place. Webinar 4: Infrastructure Solutions for Menstrual Hygiene Thematic presenter: Bella Monse, GIZ Topic presenter 1: Hashim Khan, GIZ Topic presenter 2: Arundati Muralidh […]
- Invitation to contribute to SuSanA by joining the team of co-leads for Working Group 5 - by: muench June 21, 2018