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Girls and boys uniform at Katapazi school in Zambia.

Sanitation and gender – looking beyond the binary 25 Jul 2017

Research has shown that the issue of transgender and intersex access to sanitation is under-addressed in the water, sanitation and hygiene development sector. Andrés Hueso and Priya Nath of WaterAid UK and Mamata Dash of WaterAid India, discuss the human rights issues at the heart of the matter, and what could be done.

Girls celebrate the newly-built latrine at their schools in Kibuku District, Uganda, which was funded by H&M Foundation.

WaterAid at 40th WEDC Conference 20 Jul 2017

Academics and practitioners working in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector will attend the annual WEDC International Conference, hosted by Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University on 24–28 July. Aditi Chandak, WaterAid’s Learning and Knowledge Advisor, introduces the range of topics WaterAid will cover at the 40th WEDC International Conference.