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Strong leadership required to tackle sanitation problems

Large nations, that have been able to ensure only 20 to 60 per cent coverage of sanitation issues, need to focus on political and community leaders at the national, regional, and local level to convey the message of sanitation for all and to encourage behaviour change.

WASH journalists dare to share

The Global Forum on Sanitation and Hygiene (GFSH), which concluded in Mumbai last week, offered a good opportunity for journalists from South Asia and Africa to share their experiences and learn from each other.

Poor cannot wait for their right: Hilda shares strategies for empowering communities

Hilda Grace Coelho

Hilda Grace Coelho, Convener of FANSA India, works with the Dalit and marginalized communities at the grassroots level in India. Sixty four years after independence, there is still much work to be done.

My week in pictures - Global Forum on Sanitation, Mumbai 9-14 October 2011

Last week I attended the Global Forum on Sanitation organised by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) in Mumbai.  I hope this snapshot of the week in pictures will provide a flavour of the week.

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