Publications

Mainstreaming disability and ageing in water, sanitation and hygiene programmes

Mainstreaming disability and ageing in water and sanitation programmes 15 Nov 2013 | Hazel Jones, Water, Engineering and Development Centre (WEDC)

While progress is being made towards universal access to water and sanitation, the most vulnerable people are being left behind by. This ‘continuum’ provides a framework for those implementing WASH programmes to assess their own equity and inclusion work.
Violence Gender WASH Toolkit

Violence, gender and WASH toolkit 12 Jun 2014

This toolkit has been developed for use by WASH practitioners but will also be useful for gender-based violence, gender, protection, health and education specialists.

The toolkit provides examples of good practice approaches which have the potential to reduce vulnerabilities to violence. It was co-published by 27 organisations, including WaterAid, SHARE and WEDC.

stop aids factsheet

WASH and HIV factsheet 18 Nov 2013 | WaterAid

This factsheet sets out to explain the connection between water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) and HIV and AIDS, and provides recommendations on how HIV interventions can integrate WASH into their programming.
Women and WASH

Women and WASH: Water, sanitation and hygiene for women’s rights and gender equality WaterAid

A lack of access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) affects women disproportionally, due to both biological and cultural factors. In addition to meeting women’s specific practical needs, WASH is also essential for their social and economic development, contributing towards gender equality and the realisation of their rights.

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Briefing note: What Global Report on Disability means for the WASH sector 31 Jan 2013 | Countries: International | Author: Jane Wilbur

This briefing note gives an overview of the report What the Global Report on Disability means for the WASH sector. It includes a summary of the information relevant to the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector in the world's first report on disability.
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HIV and AIDS: Opportunities for integration 11 Jul 2012 | Countries: International | Author: WaterAid America

Access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) is essential for the 33 million people worldwide living with HIV and AIDS.
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Water is a women's issue 13 Jun 2012 | Countries: International | Author: WaterAid America

Worldwide, nearly 800 million people lack access to safe water, while 2.5 billion live without adequate sanitation. The lack of these essential services has a huge impact on the lives of millions of women and girls around the world.
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Progress report on drinking water and sanitation in 2012 6 Mar 2012 | Country: International | Authors: UNICEF and WHO

Since the adoption of the Millennium Development Goals, the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme for Water Supply and Sanitation has reported on progress towards achieving Target 7c: reducing by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation.
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Equity and inclusion framework 14 Sep 2011 | Country: Australia

The purpose of this framework is to help implement WaterAid's policy on equity and inclusion. It aims to: Provide a common understanding of equity and inclusion in relation to WASH; explain WaterAid's approach to equity and inclusion; and establish a common set of minimum standards and indicators as a basis for further work in specific countries or parts of the organisation.