WSSCC is inviting you to a session: Realizing the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: Tackling stigma and discrimination: From menstruation to access to WASH for people on the move that will take place next Friday 14 September 2018 / 13h30 – 15h00 at Palais des Nations, Room XXVII (Geneva, Switzerland).
Welcome and Opening Remarks from the co-chairs
Keynote speech: Mr. Leo Heller, Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation
Remarks by: Mr. Rolf Luyendijk, WSSCC Executive Director
– Ms. Inga Winker, Human Rights Expert, Columbia University (NY)
– Mr. Labo Madougou, Director of Development and Extension of Sanitation Services from the Water and Sanitation Ministry of Niger
– Ms. Khadi Sonkho, MHM Trainer for West and Central Africa, Louga (Senegal)
Q/A and Moderated Discussion
Mr. Rolf Luyendijk, WSSCC Executive Director
Permanent Mission of Niger
This session is an opportunity to:
- Reinforce evidence-based advocacy for sustainable access to WASH provisions (water, sanitation and hygiene) for all in public policies
- Share evidence, best practice and innovations in programming and policy at the national level
- Build a community of stakeholders committed to promoting and fostering menstrual health
- Discuss how the agenda for menstrual health and other stigmatized topics can be advanced at the global level
- Emphasize the impact of stigma, psycho-social stress and lack of body literacy as issues that have thus far received less attention
- Contribute to the dissemination of the recommendations from the most recent report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitatio
- Understand important barriers to and solutions for implementing the Human
- Rights to Water and Sanitation for all for people on the move
- Explore the roles and responsibilities for different stakeholders
Snacks will be provided at 13h00 at the entrance of the room.
Please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org before 12 September 2018.