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Supporting the deaf and hard of hearing to communicate during COVID-19

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 09:05 PM

When the COVID-19 outbreak spread around the world, the women and people with disability Participatory Action Research (PAR) groups came together to discuss what the pandemic might...

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Initiating collective action to address diverse needs in WASH Services and infrastructure

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 08:50 PM

To ensure everyone, everywhere has access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene it is fundamental to collaborate with gender focused organisations, disabled people’s...

A group of people wearing safety vests are on a tour of a community, they are smiling at the camera

World Vision Water, Women, and Disability report highlights importance of leaving no one behind

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 05:07 PM

Despite the challenges that beset Vanuatu in 2020, a global pandemic and a severe tropical cyclone, their work in WASH did not stop and in fact has played a critical role in Vanuatu's...

A man on a large yellow wheelchair trike is washing his hands at a handwashing station next to a wall with brightly coloured street art

A voice for the marginalised creates accessible handwashing for the community - including all

Posted on Tuesday, December 01, 2020 04:10 PM

In Swami Basti, Jaipur, India, Ramesh is proud to show off the newly installed, accessible handwashing station that he, his family and entire community can benefit from everyday...

A man bends over to wash his hands at an accessible handwashing station in a mountainous region of Nepal

The importance of handwashing: ensuring access within the COVID-19 response

Posted on Thursday, November 26, 2020 10:06 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has validated what the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector has long been saying; that WASH is the first line of defence against the spread of communicable...

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