Selection of tools and methods; guides and manuals; resource materials; and links to other relevant WASH in Schools web sites.
08 Aug 11
Many publications in the IRC WASH Library have an abstract and a link to the fulltext document. To find documents that help you in your particular area of interest you can do your own search in the WASH library.
Go to the IRC WASH library
23 Feb 12
Menstrual hygiene is an issue that many schools are facing. Sanitary facilities and waste management at schools are often so poor that girls and female teachers prefer not to use these during their periods. This can result in missed classes and prolonged absences. More about this subject can be found in documents in the IRC WASH library.
Search results on menstrual hygiene in schools
02 Aug 11
Handwashing with soap is one of the most important ways to prevent the spread of infection. A search on handwashing and "hand washing" in the WASH library has resulted in an extensive list of useful documents.
Go to the list of documents on handwashing
29 Aug 11
The main outputs from the SWASH+ project can be found in the library database with abstract and link to the documents in question.
Go to the library database
26 Sep 11
The number of documents on school led total sanitation in the IRC WASH Library is still limited. So this is an opportunity to submit your publications to the database and fill in the form at http://www.washdoc.info/page/53888.
Go to documents on school led total sanitation
01 Aug 11
This compilation of three keynote papers and 31 case studies searches for answers to the question: What makes hygiene promotion work? The case studies are written by authors from a wide variety of organisations working in South Asia, South East Asia, the Pacific and Africa. Some of the cases focus on schools and children and provide lessons and learnings which are relevant beyond the specific project location. The publication is available online.
Go to Promoting good hygiene practices
29 Nov 12
‘Menstrual hygiene matters’ is an educational resource for improving menstrual hygiene for women and girls in different settings, including communities, schools and emergencies.
The 9 modules and toolkits:
- bring together examples of good menstrual hygiene practice from around the world
- provide guidance on building competence and confidence to break the silence surrounding the issue
- encourage increased engagement in advocacy on menstrual hygiene.
Go to the Plan International website to download the publication
28 Jan 13
This publication sets out WaterAid’s framework for hygiene promotion and behaviour change in the countries where it works. It will also help organisations that work on hygiene in the context of water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) programmes.
Download the publication from the WaterAid website
This section contains videos on the topic of WASH in Schools.