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Posted Sunday, August 11, 2019

190812_WWW19 World Water Week is the annual focal point for the globe’s water issues. Organised by  SIWI , this year's #WWWeek will take place in Stockholm, Sweden from 25 to 30 August 2019. This year, World Water Week will address the theme “Water for society – Including all” .
In the fourth year of implementing the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development , the 2019 World Water Week addresses the basic objective of this agenda to secure inclusive and...

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Posted Friday, March 22, 2019

190322_WWD19 Bangkok, Thailand - Water is critical to human survival and the foundation for sustainable development. In order for the world to achieve SDG 6 – safely managed water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for all by 2030, we must work together, collaborate and learn from each other and we must ensure that no one is left behind in achieving this goal. This is the best and only way to ensure safe, accessible and sustainable water for the 2.1 billion people who are still living...
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Posted Tuesday, March 19, 2019

190318-CCC_DayOne‘Did you know? Women and girls spend 200 million hours each and every day to collect water.  Time that could be spent at work, study, rest or play. We can change this.  We must change this.’ A message spoken yesterday by Australian Ambassador to Thailand, Mr Allan McKinnon at the joint opening of two week-long events taking place in Bangkok this week.
Yesterday, Water for Women Fund partners joined together with other regional organisations including...

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Posted Saturday, September 01, 2018

DFAT at World Water WeekWorld Water Week is the annual focal point for global water issues, bringing together thousands of people and hundreds of organisations over one week to network, exchange ideas, foster new thinking and develop solutions to the most pressing water challenges facing the world today. In August, Water for Women joined the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and other Australian government funded programs such as the Civil Society Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Fund (CS WASH)...
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Posted Saturday, March 17, 2018

180317-Inception-Workshop-hosted-2The workshop was hosted by the Fund Coordinator, GHD, in Canberra to commence the five-year undertaking to improve health, gender equality and wellbeing of communities in 16 countries in Asia and the Pacific. 
The Water for Women Inception Workshop was held in Canberra from 13th-17th March 2018. Partnership is a core focus of the Fund and the Inception Workshop marked the official beginning of the partnership. It was was the first opportunity for the Fund Coordinator,...

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