15 November 2010

Happy World Toilet Day!!!

The 19th of November is World Toilet Day. Surely a good opportunity to celebrate achievements as well as raise awareness of the fact that 2.6 billion people in the world still lack access to proper sanitation?!

14 November 2010

Vanguard correspondent Adam Yamaguchi travels to India, Singapore and Indonesia to understand why people don’t use toilets and what’s being done to end the practice of open defecation.

13 November 2010

In her article in the Guardian Rose George maintains that the recent news coverage of cholera outbreaks overlooks a proportionately much larger problem: diarrhoea. She bemoans the lack of attention given to diarrhoeal disease which kills 300 children every hour and is the second largest cause of death in children in the developing world.

13 November 2010

Follow the regional sharing and learning workshops in Zambia and Mali as they unfold.

1 November 2010

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29 October 2010
29 October 2010

A competition that challenges you to use your creativity to raise awareness about the lack of basic sanitation in the developing world!
Deadline: 21st November 2010

22 October 2010

The AMCOW AfricaSan Awards are dedicated to recognizing outstanding eff

22 July 2010

Amnesty International has just published a report on women’s experiences in the slums of Nairobi which shows that women living in informal settlements are particularly affected by the lack of adequate access to sanitation facilities. In addition to difficulties relating to lack of privacy, they face threats to their safety. Lack of toilet facilities in or near the home means that women are vulnerable to rape and other gender-based violence when they go for open defecation or visit public facilities during the night.
(July 2010)


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