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Climate Resilient Sanitation Coalition (CRSC)

Getting sanitation back on the (global) agenda

  28. November 2023       137      Reading Time: 6 min.

Despite the proven impact and interrelationship between sanitation and climate change, sanitation is still not part of the climate conversation. It must be, not only to ensure the resilience of the infrastructure, communities and the ecosystems which we depend on in the face of a global climate emergency, but also to harness effective and under-utilised greenhouse gas mitigation possibilities. 

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Chaiwe Mushauko-Sanderse, Sareen Malik

Decolonizing the WASH-Narrative

  17. November 2023       232      Reading Time: 9 min.

In 2023, members of the SuSanA Secretariat, Global Steering Committee, Forum Moderators and the Africa Chapter met during the Policy and Practice Forum organized by the Center for Sciences and Environment (CSE). The Secretariat conducted an interview with some SuSanA members on the theme of "Decolonizing the WASH Narrative". This interview touched on the shift in knowledge ownership, representation and collaboration between the global North and South in the WASH sector.

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Klein Netto

Mana Omar

Root causes of Gender-Based Violence amongst Drought Affected Communities of Musenke Sub-Location, Kajiado County

  9. November 2023       203      Reading Time: 5 min.

For a long time , the pastoral community of Musenke Sub-Location in Kajiado County has faced myriad of challenges. These challenges are directly and indirectly attributed to changes in weather pattern, under-development, marginalization, government neglect and harmful cultural/societal practices. Such causative factors have resulted to multiple other problems affecting health, gender equality, education, economic status and use of land. In order to better understand the root causes of gender-based violence (GBV) in this community Spring of the Arid and Semi-arid Lands (SASAL) recently conducted a study.

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Women Mingle in The Haag, May 2023

SuSanA Secretariat

Stronger Together - Connecting Female Water- and Sanitation Professionals and strengthening Women’s Networks in the Water and Sanitation Sector

  18. September 2023       168      Reading Time: 7 min.

Why do women’s networks matter for the achievement of SDG 6? A lot, and this is why: Achieving SDG 6 by 2030 is becoming increasingly unlikely, it would need a quadrupling of current rates of progress in safely managed drinking water services, safely managed sanitation services and basic hygiene services for hitting the finish line. The water and sanitation sector is facing many challenges, one is the massive capacity gap and gender gap in the water and sanitation workforce.

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  16. November 2023       126      Reading Time: 3 min.

Dr. Elisabeth von Muench, Paresh Chhajed-Picha Making the Sum of All (WASH) Knowledge Freely Accessible: An interview with Elisabeth Von Muench

  15. November 2023       219      Reading Time: 10 min.

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  14. November 2023       255      Reading Time: 7 min.

Belinda Abraham The Business Case for Sanitation

  13. November 2023       151      Reading Time: 5 min.

Alexandra Dubois Is Mass Media the High Road to Behaviour Change?

  6. November 2023       130      Reading Time: 5 min.

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  31. October 2023       333      Reading Time: 12 min.

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  10. October 2023       146      Reading Time: 7 min.

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  6. October 2023       122      Reading Time: 2 min.

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  18. September 2023       129      Reading Time: 5 min.

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  7. September 2023       158      Reading Time: 4 min.

Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA)

Welcome to the SuSanA Blog!

We are excited to introduce a new addition to the SuSanA platform: Our very own blog feature!

This blog serves as a dynamic space where we delve deeper into relevant and interesting topics within the WASH (Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene) sector. Here, we aim to provide a platform for our global network of members and partners to share their insights, ideas, events, projects, news, stories, and much more. The SuSanA Blog is designed to be an inclusive and representative space, amplifying voices from all around the world.

We invite you to explore the SuSanA blog, contribute your unique perspectives, and engage in conversations that can shape the future of sustainable sanitation for all. 

Happy reading and exploring!
The SuSanA Secretariat

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