The RWSN equity and inclusion group is pleased to announce its latest webinar on Removing Barriers to WASH. If you would like to attend, please inform ShamilaJansz@wateraid.org. For more details, see below:
Description: WEDC and WaterAid have developed a new set of ‘Equity and Inclusion in WASH’ learning materials.
We have been collaborating to develop practical training materials for WASH practitioners, to help them analyse and address the problems faced by the most disadvantaged people in accessing WASH services. Extensively field-tested by WaterAid and WEDC in Africa and Asia, the materials are participatory and interactive, and are ideal to facilitate practical collaboration and problem-solving between disabled people and technical service providers. They can be used as stand-alone activities, or as part of a broader training programme. Although rooted in the social model of disability, the scope of the analysis framework has been broadened to encompass exclusion of all kinds. This makes the materials useful in building alliances with groups working on other issues, e.g. gender, HIV, ageing.
What does this webinar aim to do:
- Showcase the training materials
- Explain how you can use them and when, where and with whom
- Present examples of where they have already been put into practice and the impact of their use
- Answer any questions and receive feedback on the materials
Who will present:
- Hazel Jones – Hazel is a Research Associate involved in research, teaching and capacity building at WEDC (Water, Engineering and Development Centre) at Loughborough University, UK. Her specialist area is in accessibility to water and sanitation services and facilities for vulnerable groups, especially for disabled and elderly people. This has taken the form of research into accessible solutions and approaches; production of resource materials for use by programme implementers, and capacity-building for WASH implementers.
When is the Webinar?
- Wednesday 8th May 2013 – 2.00pm – 3.30pm British Summer Time (15:00 to 16:30 Central European Summer Time, 09:00 to 10:30 Eastern Daily Time, 18:30 to 20:00 Indian Standard Time)
- This is the link to join the webinar.
You can click this link anytime from 1.00pm British Summer Time to give the webinar time to load, and then come back to it when the webinar will start at 2.00pm British Summer Time.
Learning, Research and Documentation Advisor
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