Sanitation for Improved Lives of Women and Children

Sanitation for Improved Lives of Women and Children
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SEI participation at International Toilet Day at Sida. SEI Senior Project Manager Madeleine Fogde is speaking in the panel

Sida and WaterAid organised the seminar "The Relevance of Sanitation and Hygiene in Addressing Children’s and Women’s Health & Rights" on 19 November 2014, World Toilet Day, in Stockholm, Sweden.

The seminar aimed to raise awareness about the taboos and difficulties surrounding sanitation specifically as it relates to health and for example girls’ and women’s menstrual hygiene management.

Speakers included:

  • Archana Patkar – Presentation of WSSCC – MHM Relevance, program approaches, Reflections, need for innovation, recommendations how to best address the problem
  • Robert Chambers – WASH, Women and Children: from blind spots to core concerns?
  • Jenny Fredby, WaterAid, Sanitation and hygiene for children’s and women’s health, approaches, reflections and recommendations for SDGs

 The panel discussion included experts from SIWI, SEI, SanWatPUA, Sida


Credit: WaterAid/Sida
Length: (58 mins)
Language: English
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