April 26, 2016
What: Concurrent Session at Women Deliver: Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene for Girls’ and Women’s Health and Wellbeing
Where: Room B4-2, Bella Conference Center, Copenhagen
When: 10:30-12:00 on May 18
Improved water, sanitation, and hygiene conditions help girls and women live healthier lives, stay in school longer, participate fully, and enhance academic and economic achievement. This session will explore WASH as an approach for making sure girls and women survive and thrive.
Panelists and Topics
Amrita Gyawali with the Karuna Foundation in Nepal will examine the “why” and “how” of inclusive WASH
Ephraim Kisangala from Irise International in Uganda and a Women Deliver Young Leader will speak about the importance of menstrual hygiene management
Hanna Woodburn with the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing will highlight how attendees can become hygiene advocates
Julia Rosenbaum, Deputy Director and Senior Behavior Change Specialist for the USAID WASHplus Project, FHI 360/US, WASH Delivers for Girls and Women
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