Publications

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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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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.
Menstrual hygiene management

Menstrual hygiene management - briefing paper 1 Feb 2011 | Countries: International | London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Share, WaterAid and WSSCC

This briefing note is intended to raise awareness and promote discussion around the neglected issue of menstrual hygiene management - which has far-reaching implications for health, education and gender in developing countries. Through its circulation, we aim to raise additional voices towards increasing commitment and linked actions.
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Advancing sustainable environmental health 1 Jun 2011 | Countries: International | Alison Barrett

Issues looked at in more detail are inclusion of the most socially and economically marginalised, community empowerment, governance, advocacy and sustainability.
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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.
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.

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.
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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.
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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.