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.
- Re: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: PaminFinland September 28, 2016Hi, you asked about whether female teachers have to miss school also. In fact the only time I have heard about this problem it has been in schools with male teachers only. It is not a standard thing to have a shrine in the school grounds - only some of the time. We have been talking about possible behaviour change communication strategies, particularly with […]
- Re: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: Katrin September 28, 2016+++ BRIEF SUMMARY OF THE DISCUSSION SO FAR +++ Dear all, Thank you to all for all contributions so far. In the following, I would like to provide a quick update on the main points and questions that emerged during the last days. The guiding questions were/are: - Do you agree with the statement that WASH in schools does not need more money? - If the education […]
- Re: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: JovanaD September 28, 2016Hi Cecile, You are right. The brochure does contain mainly western culture references. This is because it was developed in cooperation with the WHO Regional Office for Europe (www.euro.who.int/en/countries) under the WHO/UNECE Protocol on Water and Health. The primary target group for this publication are older primary school pupils and high schools students […]
- Greywater Reuse for Irrigation Purposes - by: MarinaAndj September 28, 2016Dear all, In our project area, we are generating 35 MLD greywater daily. What is the best technology available to treat greywater and reuse for irrigation purposes? I would like to know the feasibility of these technologies, as well as economical details. Please share your case experiences and treatment details. Thank you! Original […]
- Re: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: cecile September 28, 2016@ Pamin, I am curious about this statement: "If there is a shrine at the school the teachers may say that girls can't attend during menstruation, as it would be disrespecting the gods". Does this mean that female teachers also miss school every 4 weeks or so? Sometime ago there was a discussion on this forum about the importance of relying on […]
- Re: Theme 2: Implementation Level - by: PaminFinland September 28, 2016
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