Toilets are as important as notebooks and Pens
We all know that how important are books and pens at schools. But, the importance of toilet is rarely discussed. As working in WASH, we have seen that the availability of toilet in schools determines the number of students (especially girls) willing to study there. In this context, an article written by WaterAid Nepal’s Equity and Inclusion Consultant in today’s issue of Kantipur National Daily titled “कापी-कलम जत्तिकै शौचालय” (Toilets are as important as notebooks and Pens).
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Why water, sanitation and hygiene are key to Post 2015 discussions
The film where WaterAid is calling for everyone has access to clean water and safe place to go to the toilet. Watch the short film on why the next set of global development goals should ensure that no one goes without these basic necessities. This film was first shown in Monrovia, Liberia to members of the High Level Panel of eminent persons advising the UN Secretary General on the framework for the Post 2015 process.
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The link is the news published in Karobar National Economic Daily on 6 January. The news highlights problem created from water source conflict in Ilam district, Nepal and reflects the causes of the water source conflict in the community. It also briefs how water and sanitation users’ network – FEDWASUN together with other sector stakeholders resolved the water source conflict at Chamaita Village, Ward 9 in Ilam District.
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Public toilets in pathetic state: Study
Poor condition of public toilets in the Kathmandu Valley is repelling people from using them, an NGO survey said today. The municipalities are far behind when it comes to fulfilling the growing demand of public toilets and urinals, said NGO Forum for Urban Water and Sanitation, making public its survey on ‘Public Latrines in Kathmandu valley’on the occasion of ‘World Toilet Day’.
More – Click here for our link of the week – 20 November
SANIHEALTH CONCERN – It is an article collection blog of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), WASH Emergencies and youths in Nepal. It focuses to the current news, articles, updates, links and pictures related to the emergency aspect of WASH.
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Three years after its commitment, Kaski has become the first Open Defecation Free (ODF) district. Prime Minister of Nepal Mr Jhalanath Khanal on Friday announced Kaski as the country´s first ODF district and stressed the need for a strong mechanism to ensure that Kaski remains ODF forever.
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