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- Re: SuSanA monthly webinar 2: Collaborative monitoring, a prerequisite to achieve universal access to WASH, May 26th, 9:00 EDT (New York time) - by: SDickin May 30, 2016Hi, Thank you to everyone who participated in the webinar on collaborative monitoring. Questions from the webinar are shared below, and some are answered in the recording. Alex Wolf (Borda): Question: How can community level monitoring information be aggregated and delivered to national level? Laurra Olmsted: UniWater Education is starting new university pro […]
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- Reply: Brainstorming the Kampala WASH Symposium - by: antakarutimana May 29, 2016Dear Organisers of the Kampala WASH Symposium Warm greetings I would like the following during the Symposium: - 1) A good discussion on different approaches and their implementation process for behaviour change and sustainability of WASH services - 2) I want to learn from experiences and results on integration WASH Nutrition from strategy, to institutional a […]
- Re: New strategy stops pollution and saves the plant nutrients for future recovery (new Smart Toilet from Sweden, a new type of composting toilet) - by: clint May 29, 2016Hola, In the beginning the first Clivus had several inverted v-shaped air channels in the mid-section to provide the much needed air for adequate aeration of the interior of the composting mass. The problem was that those multiple air channels restricted the mass from settling when a person was trying to scoop out the finished compost at the bottom of the no […]
- Re: Webinar: Container-Based Sanitation Solutions - examples from Haiti, Kenya, Ghana (Thursday, March 17, 11 am New York time) - by: SOILHaiti May 30, 2016
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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