Let’s recognise the collective memory of Gujarat’s rural stepwells as historical sites of interest and work to preserve these ancient structures for the future.
This guest blog by Mayank Pandey and Rachana Kansagra provides reflections from a workshop on the WASH needs of perimenopausal women at CEPT University, Ahmedabad, India.
Simply installing taps, pipes and toilets, even if fully inclusive, barely scratches the surface for what is needed to achieve sustainable WASH for all.
UMC are working on the ground with the very people, the masons, the pit emptiers and the faecal sludge treatment plant operators who are key to achieving a Swachh Bharat (Clean India)
Let’s look beyond pipes, taps and tanks, and back at the past as well, to sustain India’s waters old as well as new.
This new paper highlights the need for equity and inclusion perspectives to challenge techno-centric framings of sanitation work.
My recent paper published in the journal, Area, provides my reflections on doing virtual qualitative research and remote fieldwork on the experiences of older people living with incontinence and their caregivers in humanitarian settings in Malawi and Ethiopia, as a researcher with Cerebral Palsy.
Online capacity building workshops on Hidden WASH are now available to book for organisations across the WASH sector
This half-day capacity development workshop uses empirical findings from Ghana and the UK to introduce the ‘hidden’ WASH needs of perimenopausal women aged in their late 40s and 50s, expanding current understandings of equity and inclusion.
We have more in common as researchers, and there are many areas where our paths cross and we seldom notice. Let’s make conscious efforts to work across our silos, not within, to truly leave no one behind.