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ANEW: We have a cause, commitment and capacity to serve the sector

Catherine Mwango, the vice chairperson of ANEW, addressed a meeting of FANSA and ANEW members for the first time during the Global Forum for Sanitation and Hygiene in Mumbai. She highlighted the work being done by ANEW and its member networks. For her, this meeting was a unique opportunity to come together and share. Read to her account.....

The urban right to water and Sanitation: pictures from Delhi

Photo exhibition

O.P. Singh, a visual anthropologist and director at Water Zoom, together with Nandita Singh, who is an associate professor at the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, presented a photo exhibition: WATSAN Right: Issues and Reality.

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.

All govt. schools must have toilet by November end: Supreme Court of India

Supreme Court India

The Supreme Court of India on Oct 18, 2011 directed all states and union territories to build toilets, particularly for girls, in all government schools by the end of November. A bench headed by Justice D K Jain asked all the governments to take immediate steps regarding this and file their compliance report before the deadline fixed by it.

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