Organized on the initiative of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and the UN Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women), this meeting will be hosted by the Government of Senegal through its Ministry of Water and Sanitation. At the conference, West and Central African countries will evaluate progress in reducing gender inequalities in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector, while also analyzing the barriers and challenges they face. In this context, the Governments of Cameroon, Niger and Senegal will share their experiences in integrating the needs of women and girls, including menstrual hygiene, into national policies and water and sanitation budgets.
dates: 18-19 June 2018
location: Dakar, Kaolack, Senegal