equity and inclusion

Community Hygiene Output-Based Aid (CHOBA): Project Completion Report

This project completion report synthesises lessons learned from the implementation of the Community Hygiene Output-Based Aid (CHOBA) project between 2012 and 2016. The objective of the project was to use an output-based approach (OBA) to accelerate household ownership of hygienic latrines, with a focus on the rural poor in Vietnam and Cambodia. The project was implemented by the East Meets West Foundation (EMW). 

Date: 4 November 2019

Why are support mechanisms in rural sanitation programming important?

In this blog I give recommendations for introducing additional support mechanisms into rural sanitation programming. It includes some great case studies from Vietnam, Zambia and Tanzania where support mechanisms have been successfully combined with community-led processes to support the most disadvantaged people gain access to sanitation facilities.

How can the WASH sector better respond to the needs of people with disabilities? Key takeaways from World Water Week 2019

Two factors drive people with disabilities: a greater need to WASH services and a limited access to WASH facilities. During the World Water Week (WWW) it was recognised that what the WASH sector has been doing to make WASH disability-inclusive hasn't been enough. How can the WASH sector better respond to the needs of people with disabilities? This post presents some of the main discussions on WASH and disability held in Stockholm during the WWW conference.

Tackling Slippage Webinar Resources

On September 24th 2019 to launch the publication of the new Frontiers of CLTS: Innovations and Insights Tackling Slippage, the Hub hosted a webinar. In the first part of the webinar Sophie Hickling, the author, presented a framework for identifying slippage as well as discussing how slippage is defined and the factors contributing to it. The second half two examples of how slippage is being tackled were presented.

Date: 25 September 2019

Video: Robert Chambers on Rapid Action Learning in India

In this WASH Talks video Robert Chambers talks about the use of Rapid Action Learning (RAL) workshops, immersive research and participatory mapping methodologies in India with the purpose of checking what is actually happening on the ground, and learning from this, in relation to the national Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) (SBM-G) (clean India mission).

Date: 11 September 2019

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene: A Pathway to Realizing Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and Girls

Based on the contributions of 17 organizations and individuals, this position paper presents the business case for WASH as a critical pathway to realizing the ambitions of Canada’s Feminist International Assistance Policy - a rights-based framework to guide Canada’s international development efforts that places gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls at the heart of poverty reduction.

Date: 3 July 2019


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