Call to Action
A Call to Action for WASH in Schools campaign ( www.unicef.org/wash/schools ) was launched in 2010 calling on decision makers to increase investments and on concerned stakeholders to plan and act in cooperation – so that all children go to a school with child-friendly water, sanitation and hygiene facilities.
Meeting report of the WASH in Schools meeting organised by IRC, UNICEF and WASH in Schools Partners in The Hague, Netherlands, 24th – 25th May 2011. Aim of the meeting being to encourage development partners to work on strategies to follow up the Call to Action for WASH in Schools.
Key challenges and recommendations that came out of the WASH in Schools meeting that was held from 24-25th of May 2011, in The Hague, The Netherlands.
This 2 day meeting aimed to bring together WASH in Schools advocates from various organisations based in Europe (Ministries, UN agencies, Academia, Foundations, and non-governmental organisations) to help development partners’ work on strategies to follow up the Call to Action for WASH in Schools.
WASH away from the home - information guide
Clearly, access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities at home is simply not enough to achieve complete behavioural change and sustainable impact. The availability of WASH facilities at schools, for example, for both students and teachers, is of critical importance so that they can work and learn effectively.
- Live Q&A: Menstruation is keeping girls out of school – what can we do?
- Sustainable Sanitation Alliance – Thematic Online Discussion: “Managing WASH in Schools – Is the Education Sector Ready?”
- Final reports from the USAID WASHplus Project
- The Dawn of a Sanitation Revolution in India – World Bank
- Sundara Fund: Attacking Hygiene Inequality Through Innovative Hand-Washing
- 22nd Meeting of the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA)