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.
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- Re: Starting Soon: TDS 12 "Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools - A neglected issue" - by: F H Mughal March 29, 2017Dear Mintje, I have done, as desired by you. It is, a bit, protracted in length - sorry for that. I trust, you will find it interesting. Regards, F H Mughal
- Re: Exploring how to address on-going taboos and silence around MHM for girls in school - by: F H Mughal March 29, 2017Mintje, in a separate thread, desired that I should review the SHARE publication on Menstrual Hygiene Management, which I found interesting and information. Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM), a January 2017 policy brief by SHARE (Sanitation and Hygiene Applied Research for Equity), gives definition of MHM as: Women and adolescent girls using a clean menstru […]
- Re: Exploring how to address on-going taboos and silence around MHM for girls in school - by: Camilla March 29, 2017Dear all, My name is Camilla Wirseen and I am the founder of The Cup Foundation and co-founder of a sanitation solution called Peepoo. I have been working on the ground in informal settlements in different parts of the world since 2008 and have come to understand several challenges underprivileged face; how they deal with them and the feelings they have towa […]
- 4th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference - 19-22 February 2017 in Chennai, India - All conference materials now available!! - by: secretariat March 29, 2017Dear all, we are happy to inform you that all conference materials (presentations, audio recordings, conference abstracts and speaker biographies) of the FSM4 are now available on susana.org. [click here] Best regards, Sabrina on behalf of the SuSanA Secretariat
- Re: New MHM resources - by: Mbaja March 29, 2017Dear Inajurga, Thank you for the information on MHM resources. I am from a small rural village in Kenya where MHM is an issue but no one talks about it. Currently, I am contemplating on researching on an MHM related issue for my Master Thesis and these resource materials are very insightful. The website is very organised and really easy to navigate through. […]
- Re: Starting Soon: TDS 12 "Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) in Schools - A neglected issue" - by: F H Mughal March 29, 2017
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