WSSCC, World Bank and Partners Call for Inclusive Sanitation

WSSCC, World Bank and Partners Call for Inclusive Sanitation. IISD SDG Knowledge Hub, September 26, 2017.  iisd-logo

Highlights

  • The WSSCC commissioned an independent study, which finds that disadvantaged individuals, including those with mental health and addiction issues, sex workers, and people with disabilities, lack equitable access to sanitation services.
  • The UN released a series of videos to promote awareness of the human right to water and sanitation.
  • The World Bank, with other development agencies, issued a call for city-wide inclusive sanitation.

September 2017: A Water Supply Sanitation and Collaborative Council (WSSCC) independent study has found that disadvantaged individuals, including those with mental health and addiction issues, sex workers, and people with disabilities, lack equitable access to sanitation services.

In parallel, the UN has released a series of videos to promote awareness of the human right to water and sanitation, while the World Bank and other development agencies have issued a joint call for city-wide inclusive sanitation.

The WSSCC study was based on a document review and assessment of WSSCC programmes in six countries – Ethiopia, Malawi, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal and Togo.

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