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Ahead 2015 elections: #WaterAid launches ‘#Vote4WASH’ campaign

Ahead of #Nigeria’s general elections holding February 2015, #WaterAid Nigeria has launched a ‘#Vote4WASH’ campaign that will mobilize citizens to demand prioritization of  water supply and sanitation issues during the ...

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Apply for a Masters degree in Urban management

Institute of Housing and Urban Development Studies (IHS) is calling for applications for a one year Masters of Science in Urban Management and Development (UMD12) 2015 with 6 different specializations. ...

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Safe hygienic menstruation as a basic human right

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This years World Toilet Day focusing on “Gender Equality and Dignity” is coming at no better time than now.   Each month between two and seven days, adding up to ...

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1billion people worldwide practice open defecation, says United Nations

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About  1 billion people in the world still practice open defecation, says the United Nations, which has also called on religious, education and opinion leaders in developing regions to join ...

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Nigeria has lost 1.1m children to poor sanitation -WaterAid

WaterAid Nigeria has said over million under five Nigerian children have died since 2000, due to poor access to water and sanitation services. In an open letter to the Secretary-General ...

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World Toilet Day: Civil Society group laments open defecation in Nigeria

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As the world marks the United Nations World Toilet Day today, the Society for Water and Sanitation (NEWSAN), an umbrella network of civil society groups working in the water and ...

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WSSCC launch global action to break silence on menstrual hygiene

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Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), a United Nations body devoted solely to the sanitation and hygiene needs of vulnerable and marginalized people, today launched a global action to ...

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UN World Toilet Day: Ten actions you can take

If you’re reading this and you have a toilet, you are luckier than the 2.5 billion people on this planet who lack access to improved sanitation. More than 1 billion ...

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UN World Toilet Day: Citizens in 13 countries to ‘run’ for safe sanitation

World Toilet Organization (WTO) has launched The Urgent Run, a global mobilisation event to commemorate United Nations World Toilet Day on 19 November and draw attention to the urgent calls ...

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World Toilet Day- Let’s Make Open defecation history in Nigeria

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As Nigeria joins the world to mark the World Toilet Day, on Wednesday, November 19, 2014, Bread of Life Development Foundation non-governmental organization has called on Nigerians to collectively work ...

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