A Cinderella issue ? Promoting school menstrual health management awareness in Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Water Partnership and NetWwater (Network of Women Water Professionals), a partner of Global Water Partnership, have been at the forefront of gender  and water advocacy in Sri Lanka. They have been working in school awareness programs through “SisuJalaHamuwa” for more than fifteen years and have also played a lead role in taking Sri Lankan issues to  SACOSAN programs and World Water Day activities. They have advocated that sustainable sanitation goes beyond the mere provision of facilities, and called for a change in the sanitation culture where hygiene awareness, maintenance and regular cleansing systems are put in place along with the new or upgraded facilities.  Read full article