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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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Water scarcity hits communities in Ekiti state

                                               By Wale Elekolusi The long walk ...

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#2015 elections: #WaterAid wants #Nigerians to #Vote4WASH

#WaterAid  #Nigeria wants political parties and their candidates to mainstream water, sanitation, and hygiene (#WASH) issues into political campaigns, as the country prepares to hold  the 2015 general elections. Towards ...

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Dry toilet conference calls for papers

The International Dry Toilet Conference holding in Tampere, Finland, in the Tampere University of Applied Sciences, 19th – 22nd of August 2015 has announced  a call for papers.  The aim of the ...

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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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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

African Water Week

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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