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Learning Brief: 'Do No Harm’ for inclusive WASH: working towards a shared understanding

Posted Sunday, February 16, 2020

The Water for Women Fund sees an intentional focus on ‘Do No Harm’ (DNH) approaches as a critical way of supporting an ethical approach to inclusion. This includes addressing the risk of backlash that comes with supporting representation and decision-making of women and marginalised groups to ensure that no one is left behind in WASH programming. The Fund aims to sharpen collective understanding and practice of DNH as a focus for learning as part of strengthening ‘inclusive...

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Moving towards transformative approaches to disability inclusion in WASH

Posted Thursday, December 19, 2019

An expert blog by Asahel Bush, Disability Inclusion Advisor with CBM Australia. Asahel is currently providing inputs into several Water for Women projects. Water for Women and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation recently hosted the Fund’s first regional learning event, ‘Systems strengthening for inclusive WASH – leaving no one behind’, in Kathmandu, Nepal for 50 Water for Women partner representatives. This blog is the fourth and final...

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It takes a systems diagram

Posted Wednesday, December 18, 2019

An expert blog by Emily Dwyer of Edge Effect, Sexual and Gender Minority Inclusion Adviser to the Water for Women Fund. Water for Women and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation recently hosted the Fund’s first regional learning event, ‘Systems strengthening for inclusive WASH – leaving no one behind’, in Kathmandu, Nepal for 50 Water for Women partner representatives. This blog is the third in a series of expert blogs developed as part...

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Deepening our understanding on a proactive approach to Do No Harm in inclusive WASH

Posted Sunday, December 15, 2019

An expert blog by Di Kilsby, Gender and Social Inclusion Consultant to Water for Women. Water for Women and SNV Netherlands Development Organisation recently hosted the Fund’s first regional learning event,  ‘Systems strengthening for inclusive WASH – leaving no one behind’ in Kathmandu, Nepal for 50 Water for Women partner representatives. This blog is the second in a series of expert blogs developed as part of the event.

 

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Strengthening WASH systems in Nepal

Posted Friday, December 06, 2019

The Fund Coordinator WASH Specialist, Matthew Bond provides a wrap up of our recent Knowledge & Learning event in Nepal. 

Well, that’s it for a very enjoyable systems strengthening learning event in Kathmandu—a four-day whirlwind of thinking, questioning, talking, working, sharing and building relationships. And lots of laughter in between.

For me, Day 4 really brought the event together, with a series of sessions that helped each of us use a systems lens...

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