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Inclusive WASH

Building skills towards inclusive water, sanitation
and hygiene

Accessibility of toilets by people with a disability: if only toilets could talk...

29-Mar-2016 to 29-Mar-2016

Erick Baetings, senior sanitation specialist at IRC, discusses the eye-opening experience watching a group of Cambodian actors use their talent to portray the difficulties people with disability face when accessing toilet facilities. The performance drew the conclusion of the Asia Regional Learning Event on sustainable and inclusive sanitation services, held in Cambodia by the Ministry of Rura..

World Water Day 2016

22-Mar-2016 to 22-Mar-2016

Why achieving gender equality is central to solving the global water crises. The month of March celebrates two important days: it begins with International Womens Day (8 March) and ends with World Water Day (22 March). I’m bringing the two together to illustrate why women’s empowerment and solving the global water crisis are integral to one another. In developin..

A new resource on accessible WASH technologies by WEDC, WaterAid and Share

03-Dec-2014 to 03-Dec-2014

In celebration of International Day of People with Disabilities 2014, WEDC, WaterAid and Share have published a new resource: A compendium of Accessible WASH Technologies. The Compendium is designed for use by staff working directly with communities - e.g. health workers and community volunteers working with people with disabilities and older people and their families in rural areas of sub-Sah..

Two new films from WaterAid on Inclusive WASH

26-Sep-2013 to 26-Sep-2013

Two New films on Inclusive WASH from WaterAid. WaterAid Nepal has produced a new film ( focussing on the barriers disabled people face in accessing WASH. It touches upon environmental and institutional barriers and stigma in Nepal. WaterAid Uganda has produced a new film (

WA at the first United Nations High Level Meeting on Disability and Development

25-Sep-2013 to 25-Sep-2013

Disability and WASH at the UNGA WaterAid has participated in the first United Nations General Assembly High Level Meeting on Disability and Development. Disability Rights Activist Sagar Prasain attended the event on behalf of WaterAid to highlight the importance of WASH for disabled people. You can download the flyer we created to raise awareness on the issue at this event below...

New Equity and Inclusion Toolkit from WaterAid

02-May-2013 to 02-May-2013

This Toolkit is a first attempt to compile tools that can be used to help make WASH programmes more inclusive. The tools are a combination of newly developed, existing and revised methods, developed by a range of organisations (see acknowledgements). Some of these tools have yet to be thoroughly trialled and tested, yet we hope they will inspire your approaches to inclusive WASH. You c..

New Training Materials from WEDC and WaterAid

17-Apr-2013 to 17-Apr-2013

Overview A set of materials (produced by WEDC and WaterAid) can be used for training a wide range of audiences on making WASH inclusive. The materials consist of 1. Practical and enjoyable activities that stimulate discussions on the issues. 2. Structured presentations with facilitators notes, that explain how to analyse barriers and adapt WASH programmes to make them more inclusive. 3. Practi..

8th May 2013 Webinar: Removing barriers to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH)

16-Apr-2013 to 16-Apr-2013

Learn about the Practical Training Materials • Online: 8th May 2013 - 2pm British Summer Time (hosted by RWSN) ( WEDC and WaterAid have developed a new set of ‘Equity and Inclusion in WASH’ learning materials available here We have been collaborating to devel..

Towards Inclusive WASH Report

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