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ANEW dissolves Board, appoints Transition Committee

            By Babatope Babalobi The African Civil Society Network for Water and Sanitation (ANEW) has dissolved its Board, and appointed a 7 member transitional committee ...

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Civil society groups mount pressure for global recognition of right to water

Six hundred and twenty One non governmental organisations drawn from various parts of the world have sent a letter to all UN Ambassadors and Missions, relevant UN Agencies, the Office ...

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7th World Water Forum kicks off in South Korea

The 7th World Water Forum (WWF), a triennial global gathering of water professionals and practitioners,  kicked off on Sunday in  South Korea on Sunday, with the Korean President Park Geun-hye uring ...

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Water scarcity hits communities in Ekiti state

                                               By Wale Elekolusi  elekwal@gmail.com The long walk ...

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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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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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39m Nigerians practice open defecation-WHO/UNICEF

About 39million Nigeria practice open defecation, says a new report by the WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme released today. This new figure is up by 4m from 35m stated ...

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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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