- Selling Toilets blog from Nonprofit Chronicles - by: Improvedavis July 29, 2016You might be interested in this blog By Marc Gunther about IDInsight's research with IDE. intro to blog: It’s easy for most of us to take the simplest things–like flushing a toilet–for granted. Yet almost 2.4 million people lack access to modern sanitation, and nearly 1 million practice open defecation, according to the World Health Organization. The pr […]
- Re: WASH Futures conference 2016: Pathways to universal and sustained water, sanitation and hygiene - by: muench July 29, 2016The plenary sessions from this conference are now available as videos on Youtube with this link: www.watercentre.org/services/events/wash2016/plenary-videos It includes these sessions: Day 1, Opening Opening Plenary Day 1, Plenary 1: Keynote Catarina de Albuquerque Day 1, Plenary 1: Keynote Don Blackmore Day 1, Plenary 2 The Big Debate Day 2, Plenary 3: Keyn […]
- Are all states using the model checklist provided by GoI for verification? Are there any outliers? - by: Sanchita July 29, 2016Delighted to be here. Warm welcome to everyone, and look forward to some great discussions and debates. Click on the link below (also attached) . We have all read this, haven't we? www.mdws.gov.in/sites/default/files/R_274_1441280478318.pdf The definition is sacrosanct, and suggestive indicators in form a model checklist has been drawn up. States have t […]
- Re: Energy recovery & waste treatment with floating biodigesters (Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia - LLEE) - by: robhughes July 29, 2016Hi Michael, thanks for getting touch. I'm currently based in Sydney and not regularly in Cambodia. This project is being continued through the ATEC* enterprise: www.atecbio.com/ The best person to contact would be Ben Jeffrey's of ATEC*. Cheers, Rob
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While on a mission in Bangladesh I visited a tea stall where I saw a lot of men getting their daily cup of tea. Tea stalls are a common phenomenon in Bangladesh, it is a place where people gather not just for tea, but to hang out and talk freely about whatever is important to them. Male field workers in the BRAC WASH programme have started visiting these stalls to discuss sanitation and hygiene practices.
Forum theatres are one of WaterAid’s new approaches of improving hygiene in Bangladesh by focusing on men. See below photos of a pilot show in Jogdol bazaar, Magura in west Bangladesh.
Hygiene promotion for men is also being addressed in an EU-funded rehabilitation project in Nepal being carried out by NGO Nepal Water for Health (NEWAH), with support from the IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre. Read more in IRC’s Source Bulletin.
Local health workers in Nepal are performing in village plays to promote men’s hygiene.
It’s an innovative way of getting the hygiene message across to the target audience – men. Targeting men is not easy because, in many districts, men go to India for six months at a time for work.
Read more: IRC, 19 June 2009